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Cooking plantain vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cooking plantain and Blueberry?

  • Cooking plantain is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, Magnesium and Vitamin A, yet Blueberry is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 19% more.
  • Cooking plantain has 19 times more Vitamin A than Blueberry. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A, Blueberry has only 3µg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Blueberry is lower.

We used Plantains, raw and Blueberries, raw types 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
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Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +548.1%
Contains more Magnesium +516.7%
Contains more Copper +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +548.1%
Contains more Magnesium +516.7%
Contains more Copper +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 C +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1987%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +307.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2657.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 62% 68% 3% 0% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 0% 2% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 4% 12% 0% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 0% 49% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1987%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +307.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +2657.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Cooking plantain
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
7
Blueberry

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 the food
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
14%
Blueberry
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sugars (difference - 5.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.115g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cooking plantain Blueberry Opinion
Calories 122 57 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.74 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.33 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 9.7 Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89 14.49 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.28 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 6 Blueberry
Potassium 499 77 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 6 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 9.96 Blueberry
Fiber 2.3 2.4 Blueberry
Copper 0.081 0.057 Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14 0.16 Blueberry
Starch 0.03 Blueberry
Phosphorus 34 12 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 1 Blueberry
Vitamin A 1127 54 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 0.57 Blueberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.037 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.041 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.418 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.124 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.052 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 19.3 Blueberry
Folate 22 6 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.028 Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.047 Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.146 Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.015 0.003 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 0.02 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 0.023 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 0.044 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 0.013 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 0.012 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.026 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 0.031 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 0.011 Cooking plantain
Fructose 4.97 Blueberry

References

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

  1. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.