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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 Sugars.

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

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 C +84%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
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 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 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +84%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Cherry

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 Cherry
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Cherry
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Cherry
Cherry contains less Sugars (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)

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

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 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. 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.