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Cooking plantain vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Quince
Quince contains less Sugars (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.133g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cooking plantain Quince
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Quince
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Cooking plantain
8
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cooking plantain
8
Quince

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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3
Quince
Contains more Potassium +153.3%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +60.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Potassium +153.3%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +60.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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0
Quince
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +647.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +647.5%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
0%
Quince

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cooking plantain Quince Opinion
Calories 122 57 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.4 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.1 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 15 Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89 15.3 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Iron 0.6 0.7 Quince
Calcium 3 11 Quince
Potassium 499 197 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 8 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 Cooking plantain
Fiber 2.3 1.9 Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.14 0.04 Cooking plantain
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Phosphorus 34 17 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 1127 40 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.02 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.03 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.2 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.081 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.04 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Cooking plantain
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.036 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.05 Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 Cooking plantain
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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