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Cooking plantain vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cooking plantain and Jujube

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A, however Jujube is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Jujube covers your daily need of Vitamin C 56% more than Cooking plantain.
  • Cooking plantain has 28 times more Vitamin A than Jujube. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A, Jujube has only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plantains, raw and Jujube, 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 +25%
Contains more Potassium +99.6%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Copper +11%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 7% 23% 8% 25% 2% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Potassium +99.6%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Copper +11%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.2%
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 230% 3% 0% 0% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.2%

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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
20%
Jujube
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Jujube

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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 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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Jujube Opinion
Calories 122 79 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 1.2 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.2 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 69 Jujube
Carbs 31.89 20.23 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Iron 0.6 0.48 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 21 Jujube
Potassium 499 250 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 10 Cooking plantain
Sugar 15 Jujube
Fiber 2.3 Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081 0.073 Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14 0.05 Cooking plantain
Starch
Phosphorus 34 23 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 3 Jujube
Vitamin A 1127 40 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.02 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.04 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.9 Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.26 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.081 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Cooking plantain
Folate 22 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 Jujube
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
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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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.