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Currant nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Currants, red and white, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Currant

Currant
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
25 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (112 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-4.2 (alkaline)
Calories
56
87% Vitamin C
80% Fiber
58% Carbs
58% Calcium
57% Potassium
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 87% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Carbs, Calcium, and Potassium.

Currant Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

25

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Macronutrients chart

2% 14% 84%
Protein:
Daily Value: 3%
1.4 g of 50 g
3%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.2 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 5%
13.8 g of 300 g
5%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
83.95 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.65 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 56
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 14g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 33mg 3%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 275mg 8%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4% 5%
Calcium: 33 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 1 mg of 8 mg 13%
Magnesium: 13 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 44 mg of 700 mg 6%
Potassium: 275 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 1 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.23 mg of 11 mg 2%
Copper: 0.107 mg of 1 mg 12%
Manganese: 0.186 mg of 2 mg 8%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 7.6 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
33 mg
TOP 42%
Potassium
275 mg
TOP 43%
Copper
0.107 mg
TOP 49%
Manganese
0.186 mg
TOP 53%
Iron
1 mg
TOP 60%
Magnesium
13 mg
TOP 77%
Phosphorus
44 mg
TOP 79%
Zinc
0.23 mg
TOP 83%
Selenium
0.6 µg
TOP 88%
Choline
7.6 mg
TOP 89%
Sodium
1 mg
TOP 98%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Vitamin A: 42 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.1 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 41 mg of 90 mg 46%
Vitamin B1: 0.04 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.05 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 0.1 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.064 mg of 5 mg 1%
Vitamin B6: 0.07 mg of 1 mg 5%
Folate: 8 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 11 µg of 120 µg 9%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
41 mg
TOP 13%
Vitamin K
11 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin A
42 IU
TOP 51%
Folate
8 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B6
0.07 mg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B1
0.04 mg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B2
0.05 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin E
0.1 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B5
0.064 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin B3
0.1 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

0.017% 0.028% 0.088%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.61% 3.22% 3.53%
Starch: g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: g
Maltose: g
Galactose: g

Fiber content ratio for Currant

7.37% 4.3% 2.13%
Sugar: 7.37 g
Fiber: 4.3 g
Other: 2.13 g

All nutrients for Currant per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 3% 82% 1.4g 2 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 88% 0.2g 166.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 5% 42% 13.8g 2 times less than Rice
Calories 3% 85% 56kcal 1.2 times more than Orange
Fructose 4% 82% 3.53g 1.7 times less than Apple
Sugar 0% 44% 7.37g 1.2 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 17% 20% 4.3g 1.8 times more than Orange
Calcium 3% 42% 33mg 3.8 times less than Milk
Iron 13% 60% 1mg 2.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 3% 77% 13mg 10.8 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 6% 79% 44mg 4.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 8% 43% 275mg 1.9 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 98% 1mg 490 times less than White Bread
Zinc 2% 83% 0.23mg 27.4 times less than Beef
Copper 12% 49% 0.11mg 1.3 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 86% 0.1mg 14.6 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 46% 13% 41mg 1.3 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 78% 0.04mg 6.7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 4% 81% 0.05mg 2.6 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 92% 0.1mg 95.7 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1% 92% 0.06mg 17.7 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 5% 73% 0.07mg 1.7 times less than Oat
Folate 2% 68% 8µg 7.6 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 9% 50% 11µg 9.2 times less than Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 92% 0.02g 346.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 87% 0.03g 350 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 86% 0.09g 536.1 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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