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Avocado vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Avocado and Common fig?

  • Avocado has more Vitamin B5, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3 than Common fig.
  • Avocado's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 22% higher.
  • Common fig has 35 times less Saturated Fat than Avocado. Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Common fig has 0.06g.

We used Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Figs, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +48.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +48.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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
Avocado
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Contains more Vitamin E +1781.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.4%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin K +346.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +1781.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.4%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin K +346.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +166.7%
Contains more Fats +4786.7%
Contains more Other +139.4%
Contains more Carbs +124.9%
Equal in Water - 79.11
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +166.7%
Contains more Fats +4786.7%
Contains more Other +139.4%
Contains more Carbs +124.9%
Equal in Water - 79.11

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14747%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1161.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14747%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1161.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%

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.
Avocado Common fig
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 2g 0.75g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.3g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 160kcal 74kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g Avocado
Sugar 0.66g 16.26g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 2.9g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.55mg 0.37mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 17mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 14mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 232mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Common fig
Zinc 0.64mg 0.15mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.07mg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 142IU Avocado
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 7µg
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.11mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 2mg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.06mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.05mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.4mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.3mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.113mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 6µg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 4.7µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.006mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.024mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.023mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.033mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.03mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.006mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.018mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.028mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.011mg Avocado
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.06g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.066g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.144g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado Common fig
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 show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Avocado
9%
Common fig
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Avocado
11%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.066g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.