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Cooking plantain vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cooking plantain and Custard apple

  • Custard apple has less Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE than Cooking plantain.
  • Cooking plantain has 28 times more Vitamin A RAE than Custard apple. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, Custard apple has only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plantains, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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 Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Equal in Sodium - 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 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Equal in Sodium - 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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Contains more Vitamin A +3315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.2
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.2

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 Custard apple
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 22.8g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.37g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 31.89g 25.2g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 101kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g g Custard apple
Fiber 2.3g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 3mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.6mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 37mg 18mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 21mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 382mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 0.14mg mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU 33IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4mg 19.2mg Custard apple
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.5mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.135mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.221mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.007mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg 0.037mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg 0.004mg 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 0.231g Cooking plantain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g g Cooking plantain

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Cooking plantain Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
25%
Custard apple
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.