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Common plum vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common plum and Common fig different?

  • Common plum has more Vitamin C, however Common fig is richer in Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Common plum contains less Sugar.

Plums, raw and Figs, 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 Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +22.8%

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 +143%
Contains more Vitamin E +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
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 A +143%
Contains more Vitamin E +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common plum Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 0.7g 0.75g Common fig
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Common fig
Carbs 11.42g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 46kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch 0g g Common plum
Fructose 3.07g g Common plum
Sugar 9.92g 16.26g Common plum
Fiber 1.4g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 6mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.17mg 0.37mg Common fig
Magnesium 7mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 16mg 14mg Common plum
Potassium 157mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 0mg 1mg Common plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper 0.057mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A 345IU 142IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.11mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.5mg 2mg Common plum
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.4mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 5µg 6µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 6.4µg 4.7µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.006mg Common plum
Threonine 0.01mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine 0.015mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine 0.016mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine 0.008mg 0.006mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine 0.016mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine 0.009mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.06g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.066g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common plum Common fig
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
9
Common plum
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
11
Common fig

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
4%
Common plum
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
19%
Common fig
Fats
1%
Common plum
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.