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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, Vitamin A RAE, and Iron, while Feijoa has more Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 18% higher.
  • Feijoa contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain contains 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Feijoa contains 0µg.
  • The amount of Sugar 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
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +125%
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 E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Folate - 23
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Folate - 23

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 8.81g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 0.71g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 31.89g 15.21g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 61kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 15g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 2.3g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 3mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 0.6mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 9mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 19mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 172mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.14mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU 6IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.006mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.018mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.295mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.233mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.067mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.007mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg 0.019mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.019mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg 0.028mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg 0.038mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg 0.007mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.019mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046mg 0.019mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064mg 0.009mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g 0.104g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cooking plantain Feijoa
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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.