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Cooking plantain vs Durian - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cooking plantain and Durian different?

  • Cooking plantain is higher in Vitamin A, however Durian is richer in Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2 and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Durian is 27% higher.
  • Cooking plantain contains 28 times more Vitamin A than Durian. While Cooking plantain contains 56µg of Vitamin A, Durian contains only 2µg.

Plantains, raw and Durian, raw or frozen are the varieties used 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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Durian
Contains more Iron +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 39% 22% 69% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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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Durian
Contains more Vitamin A +2461.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.6%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.316
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 66% 3% 0% 0% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 0% 0% 27%
Contains more Vitamin A +2461.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.6%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.316

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
28
Durian
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
21
Durian

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
9%
Durian
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
27%
Durian
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
25%
Durian

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 Durian
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals 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 Durian
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 contains less Sugars?
Durian
Durian contains less Sugars (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Durian
Durian contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Durian Opinion
Calories 122 147 Durian
Protein 1.3 1.47 Durian
Fats 0.37 5.33 Durian
Vitamin C 18.4 19.7 Durian
Carbs 31.89 27.09 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Iron 0.6 0.43 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 6 Durian
Potassium 499 436 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 30 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 Durian
Fiber 2.3 3.8 Durian
Copper 0.081 0.207 Durian
Zinc 0.14 0.28 Durian
Starch
Phosphorus 34 39 Durian
Sodium 4 2 Durian
Vitamin A 1127 44 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.374 Durian
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.2 Durian
Vitamin B3 0.686 1.074 Durian
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.23 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.316 Durian
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Cooking plantain
Folate 22 36 Durian
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 Durian
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

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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.