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Cooking plantain vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cooking plantain and Feijoa

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium and Iron, while Feijoa has more Fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 18% higher.
  • Feijoa contains 4 times less Iron than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain contains 0.6mg of Iron, while Feijoa contains 0.14mg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Feijoa is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Plantains, raw and Feijoa, 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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Feijoa
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
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 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +18683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Folate - 23
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +18683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Folate - 23

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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
2%
Feijoa

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Feijoa
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?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sugars (difference - 6.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Feijoa Opinion
Calories 122 61 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.71 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.42 Feijoa
Vitamin C 18.4 32.9 Feijoa
Carbs 31.89 15.21 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Iron 0.6 0.14 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 17 Feijoa
Potassium 499 172 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 9 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 8.2 Feijoa
Fiber 2.3 6.4 Feijoa
Copper 0.081 0.036 Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14 0.06 Cooking plantain
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 34 19 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 3 Feijoa
Vitamin A 1127 6 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.006 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.018 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.295 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.233 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.067 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 3.5 Feijoa
Folate 22 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.104 Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.136 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.015 0.007 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 0.019 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 0.019 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 0.028 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 0.038 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 0.007 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.019 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 0.019 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 0.009 Cooking plantain
Fructose 2.95 Feijoa

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.