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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Durian. While Cooking plantain contains 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +39.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Contains more Iron +39.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +155.6%

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 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 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 0% 0%
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

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 Durian
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Durian Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 23.29g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 1.47g Durian
Fats 0.37g 5.33g Durian
Carbs 31.89g 27.09g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 147kcal Durian
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g g Durian
Fiber 2.3g 3.8g Durian
Calcium 3mg 6mg Durian
Iron 0.6mg 0.43mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 30mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 39mg Durian
Potassium 499mg 436mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 2mg Durian
Zinc 0.14mg 0.28mg Durian
Copper 0.081mg 0.207mg Durian
Vitamin A 1127IU 44IU 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 19.7mg Durian
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.374mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.2mg Durian
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 1.074mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.23mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.316mg Durian
Folate 22µg 36µg Durian
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Cooking plantain
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 g Durian
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g g Cooking plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Durian
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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
9%
Durian
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
27%
Durian
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
25%
Durian

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.