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Cooking plantain vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cooking plantain and Cherry

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Magnesium in Cooking plantain is higher than in Cherry.
  • Cooking plantain covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 20% more than Cherry.
  • Cherry has 4 times less Magnesium than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain has 37mg of Magnesium, while Cherry has 9mg.
  • Cherry contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Plantains, raw and Cherries, sour, red, raw.

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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 +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.7%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +28.4%

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +84%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.5%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 68% 3% 0% 62% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 17% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +84%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.5%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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.
Cooking plantain Cherry
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 10.58g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 1g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.3g Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89g 12.18g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 50kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 15g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 2.3g 1.6g Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.6mg 0.32mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 9mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 15mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 173mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 3mg Cherry
Zinc 0.14mg 0.1mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1127IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.07mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.4mg 10mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.03mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.04mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.4mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.143mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg 8µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046mg mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064mg mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g 0.068g Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Cherry
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
23
Cooking plantain
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
10
Cherry

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
8%
Cooking plantain
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherry
Cherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.