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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Jujube. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 Magnesium +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +99.6%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +11%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +99.6%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +11%
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 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% 230% 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 20.23g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 1.2g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89g 20.23g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 79kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g g Jujube
Fiber 2.3g g Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 21mg Jujube
Iron 0.6mg 0.48mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 10mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 23mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 250mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 3mg Jujube
Zinc 0.14mg 0.05mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.073mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU 40IU 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 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.02mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.04mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.26mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg µg Cooking plantain
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 Jujube
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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Cooking plantain Jujube
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
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

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 ($)

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.