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Plum vs. Spinach raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Plum and Spinach raw?

  • Spinach raw has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin E than Plum.
  • Spinach raw's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 397% higher.

We used Plums, raw and Spinach, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Iron +1494.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1028.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +255.4%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Copper +128.1%
Contains more Manganese +1625%
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 30% 102% 57% 22% 50% 11% 15% 44% 117% 6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Iron +1494.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1028.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +255.4%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Copper +128.1%
Contains more Manganese +1625%
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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2618%
Contains more Vitamin E +680.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +572.4%
Contains more Folate +3780%
Contains more Choline +915.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +7445.3%
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 563% 41% 0% 94% 20% 44% 14% 4% 45% 146% 0% 11% 1208%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2618%
Contains more Vitamin E +680.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +572.4%
Contains more Folate +3780%
Contains more Choline +915.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +7445.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +214.6%
Contains more Protein +308.6%
Contains more Fats +39.3%
Contains more Other +364.9%
Equal in Water - 91.4
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 g
3% 4% 91% 2%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 3.63 g
Water: 91.4 g
Other: 1.72 g
Contains more Carbs +214.6%
Contains more Protein +308.6%
Contains more Fats +39.3%
Contains more Other +364.9%
Equal in Water - 91.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -73%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1240%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +275%
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
26% 4% 69%
Saturated Fat: 0.063 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.165 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1240%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +275%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +2142.9%
Contains more Glucose +4509.1%
Contains more Fructose +1946.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +40%
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 g
16% 26% 35% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.07 g
Glucose: 0.11 g
Fructose: 0.15 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +2142.9%
Contains more Glucose +4509.1%
Contains more Fructose +1946.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +40%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Plum Spinach raw Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 1.43g Plum
Protein 0.7g 2.86g Spinach raw
Fats 0.28g 0.39g Spinach raw
Carbs 11.42g 3.63g Plum
Calories 46kcal 23kcal Plum
Fructose 3.07g 0.15g Plum
Sugar 9.92g 0.42g Spinach raw
Fiber 1.4g 2.2g Spinach raw
Calcium 6mg 99mg Spinach raw
Iron 0.17mg 2.71mg Spinach raw
Magnesium 7mg 79mg Spinach raw
Phosphorus 16mg 49mg Spinach raw
Potassium 157mg 558mg Spinach raw
Sodium 0mg 79mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.53mg Spinach raw
Copper 0.057mg 0.13mg Spinach raw
Manganese 0.052mg 0.897mg Spinach raw
Selenium 0µg 1µg Spinach raw
Vitamin A 345IU 9377IU Spinach raw
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 469µg Spinach raw
Vitamin E 0.26mg 2.03mg Spinach raw
Vitamin C 9.5mg 28.1mg Spinach raw
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.078mg Spinach raw
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.189mg Spinach raw
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.724mg Spinach raw
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.065mg Plum
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.195mg Spinach raw
Folate 5µg 194µg Spinach raw
Choline 1.9mg 19.3mg Spinach raw
Vitamin K 6.4µg 482.9µg Spinach raw
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.039mg Spinach raw
Threonine 0.01mg 0.122mg Spinach raw
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.147mg Spinach raw
Leucine 0.015mg 0.223mg Spinach raw
Lysine 0.016mg 0.174mg Spinach raw
Methionine 0.008mg 0.053mg Spinach raw
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.129mg Spinach raw
Valine 0.016mg 0.161mg Spinach raw
Histidine 0.009mg 0.064mg Spinach raw
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.063g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.01g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.165g Spinach raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Plum Spinach raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
168%
Spinach raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
45%
Spinach raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Spinach raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168462/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.