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Apricot vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apricot and Cooking plantain different?

  • Cooking plantain is higher than Apricot in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Cooking plantain covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 19% more than Apricot.
  • Apricot contains 6 times more Vitamin E than Cooking plantain. Apricot contains 0.89mg of Vitamin E , while Cooking plantain contains 0.14mg.
  • Apricot is lower in Sugar.

Apricots, raw and Plantains, raw types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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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Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +535.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +84%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +453.7%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 68% 3% 0% 62% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 17% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +535.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +84%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +453.7%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.26

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Cooking plantain Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.4g 1.3g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.37g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Calories 48kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g 15g Apricot
Fiber 2g 2.3g Cooking plantain
Calcium 13mg 3mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.6mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 10mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 23mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 259mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 1mg 4mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.14mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1279IU 1127IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.14mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 18.4mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.052mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.054mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Folate 9µg 22µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0.7µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.015mg
Threonine 0.047mg 0.034mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.036mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg 0.059mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.06mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.044mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.046mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.143g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.032g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.069g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
17
Cooking plantain

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 food.
Protein
8%
Apricot
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.116g)
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)

References

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

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.