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Apricot vs. Plantain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apricot and Plantain different?

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E , however, Plantain is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Plantain is 14% higher.
  • Apricot contains 7 times more Vitamin E than Plantain. While Apricot contains 0.89mg of Vitamin E , Plantain contains only 0.13mg.
  • Apricot has less Sugar.

Apricots, raw and Plantains, cooked are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Iron +48.7%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +79.5%
Contains more Selenium +1300%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 22% 23% 12% 42% 1% 4% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Iron +48.7%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +79.5%
Contains more Selenium +1300%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +584.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Contains more Choline +353.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10.9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.233
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 3% 0% 37% 12% 12% 15% 14% 56% 20% 0% 7% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +584.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Contains more Choline +353.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10.9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.233

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +77.2%
Contains more Fats +116.7%
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Contains more Carbs +180.1%
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
31% 67%
Protein: 0.79 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 31.15 g
Water: 67.3 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +77.2%
Contains more Fats +116.7%
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Contains more Carbs +180.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1033.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +133.3%
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
59% 13% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.015 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.033 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1033.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +133.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apricot Plantain
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Plantain Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 28.85g Plantain
Protein 1.4g 0.79g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.18g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 31.15g Plantain
Calories 48kcal 116kcal Plantain
Fructose 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g 14g Apricot
Fiber 2g 2.3g Plantain
Calcium 13mg 2mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.58mg Plantain
Magnesium 10mg 32mg Plantain
Phosphorus 23mg 28mg Plantain
Potassium 259mg 465mg Plantain
Sodium 1mg 5mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.13mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.066mg Apricot
Manganese 0.077mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg 1.4µg Plantain
Vitamin A 1279IU 909IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 45µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.13mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 10.9mg Plantain
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.046mg Plantain
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.052mg Plantain
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.756mg Plantain
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.233mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.24mg Plantain
Folate 9µg 26µg Plantain
Choline 2.8mg 12.7mg Plantain
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0.7µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.009mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg 0.021mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.022mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg 0.036mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.037mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.01mg Plantain
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.027mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.028mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg 0.039mg Plantain
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.069g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.015g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.033g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Plantain
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Apricot
18%
Plantain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
13%
Plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Plantain
Plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169131/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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