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Plum vs. Figs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Plum and Figs different?

  • Plum has more Vitamin C, however, Figs are richer in Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Plum
2
:
8
Figs
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%
Contains more Manganese +146.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
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%
Contains more Manganese +146.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
Plum
5
:
6
Figs
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%
Contains more Choline +147.4%
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 Choline Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 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%
Contains more Choline +147.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
1
:
4
Figs
Contains more Water +10.3%
Contains more Carbs +68%
Contains more Other +78.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 79.11
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 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 Water +10.3%
Contains more Carbs +68%
Contains more Other +78.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 79.11

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
2
:
1
Figs
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +103%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +227.3%
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +103%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +227.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Plum Figs
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 Plum Figs Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 16.28g Figs
Protein 0.7g 0.75g Figs
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Figs
Carbs 11.42g 19.18g Figs
Calories 46kcal 74kcal Figs
Fructose 3.07g Plum
Sugar 9.92g 16.26g Plum
Fiber 1.4g 2.9g Figs
Calcium 6mg 35mg Figs
Iron 0.17mg 0.37mg Figs
Magnesium 7mg 17mg Figs
Phosphorus 16mg 14mg Plum
Potassium 157mg 232mg Figs
Sodium 0mg 1mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.15mg Figs
Copper 0.057mg 0.07mg Figs
Manganese 0.052mg 0.128mg Figs
Selenium 0µg 0.2µg Figs
Vitamin A 345IU 142IU Plum
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 7µg Plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.11mg Plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 2mg Plum
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.06mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.05mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.4mg Plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.113mg Figs
Folate 5µg 6µg Figs
Choline 1.9mg 4.7mg Figs
Vitamin K 6.4µg 4.7µg Plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.006mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.015mg 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.016mg 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.008mg 0.006mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.016mg 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.009mg 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.06g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.066g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.144g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Plum Figs
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
9%
Plum
9%
Figs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
11%
Figs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Plum
Plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Plum
Plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Plum
Plum is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Figs
Figs 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

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. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/nutrients
  2. Figs - 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.