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Cooking plantain vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cooking plantain and Pineapple

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A, however Pineapple is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Pineapple covers your daily need of Vitamin C 33% more than Cooking plantain.
  • Cooking plantain has 19 times more Vitamin A than Pineapple. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A, Pineapple has only 3µg.
  • Pineapple has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plantains, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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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Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Potassium +357.8%
Contains more Magnesium +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Copper +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Potassium +357.8%
Contains more Magnesium +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Copper +35.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1843.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.7
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 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +1843.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.7

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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
13%
Pineapple
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Pineapple

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 Pineapple
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cooking plantain Pineapple
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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?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Pineapple Opinion
Calories 122 50 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.54 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.12 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 47.8 Pineapple
Carbs 31.89 13.12 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.29 Cooking plantain
Calcium 3 13 Pineapple
Potassium 499 109 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 12 Cooking plantain
Sugar 15 9.85 Pineapple
Fiber 2.3 1.4 Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.14 0.12 Cooking plantain
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 34 8 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 1 Pineapple
Vitamin A 1127 58 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 0.02 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.079 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.032 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.5 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.213 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.112 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.7
Folate 22 18 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.009 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.013 Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.04 Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015 0.005 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 0.019 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 0.019 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 0.024 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 0.026 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 0.012 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.021 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 0.024 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 0.01 Cooking plantain
Fructose 2.12 Pineapple

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.