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Currants

Foods / Currants

About This Food

Description

Related to the gooseberry, currants come in black, red and white varieties.

The black variety is generally used for preserves, as well as syrups and liqueurs, while the red and white berries are delicious to enjoy fresh.

Currants contain no sugar, are high in antioxidants and also provide and omega-3 fatty acid called stearidonic acid.

Antioxidant Score* (ORAC)=7,960 and 3,387

*Currants, european, black (7,960) and red (3,387)

Selecting & Storing

Choose those that are plump and without hulls. They can be refrigerated, tightly covered, up to 4 days.

Special diets
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
Good Source of
  • Potassium
  • Manganese
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Molds
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s)

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Calories: 71

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.46 g
Saturated Fat
0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.06 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.2 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
81 g
ALA
81 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
17.23 g
Net Carbohydrate
17.23 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
1.57 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
257.6 IU
5%
Vitamin C
202.72 mg
338%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
1.12 IU
4%
Vitamin B6
0.07 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
0 mcg
0%
Niacin
0.34 mg
2%
Riboflavin
0.06 mg
4%
Thiamin
0.06 mg
4%
Choline
0 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
61.6 mg
6%
Copper
0.1 mg
5%
Iron
1.72 mg
10%
Magnesium
26.88 mg
7%
Manganese
0.29 mg
14%
Phosphorous
66.08 mg
7%
Potassium
360.64 mg
10%
Selenium
0 mcg
0%
Sodium
2.24 mg
0%
Zinc
0.3 mg
2%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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