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Cooking plantain vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cooking plantain and Clementine

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium and Iron, however Clementine is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Clementine covers your daily Vitamin C needs 34% more than Cooking plantain.
  • Clementine has 4 times less Iron than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain has 0.6mg of Iron, while Clementine has 0.14mg.
  • Clementine contains less Sugars.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Plantains, raw and Clementines, 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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Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +181.9%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Copper +88.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Calcium +900%
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 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +181.9%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Copper +88.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Calcium +900%
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 B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636
Equal in Folate - 24
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 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636
Equal in Folate - 24

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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
12%
Clementine
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Clementine

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Clementine
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 lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sugars (difference - 5.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Clementine Opinion
Calories 122 47 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.85 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.15 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 48.8 Clementine
Carbs 31.89 12.02 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.14 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 30 Clementine
Potassium 499 177 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 10 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 9.18 Clementine
Fiber 2.3 1.7 Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081 0.043 Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14 0.06 Cooking plantain
Starch 0 Clementine
Phosphorus 34 21 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 1 Clementine
Vitamin A 1127 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 0.2 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.086 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.03 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.636 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.151 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.075 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin K 0.7 0 Cooking plantain
Folate 22 24 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 Cooking plantain
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 1.64 Clementine

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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.