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Cooking plantain vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cooking plantain and Purple mangosteen

  • Cooking plantain is richer than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin A, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Cooking plantain is 22% higher.
  • Cooking plantain contains 28 times more Vitamin A than Purple mangosteen. Cooking plantain contains 56µg of Vitamin A, while Purple mangosteen contains 2µg.

Food types used in this article are Plantains, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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 +100%
Contains more Potassium +939.6%
Contains more Magnesium +184.6%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +939.6%
Contains more Magnesium +184.6%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +50%

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 C +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1561.1%
Contains more Folate +40.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054
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 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1561.1%
Contains more Folate +40.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 122kcal 73kcal Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 0.41g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 18.4mg 2.9mg Cooking plantain
Net carbs 29.59g 16.11g Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89g 17.91g Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 0.3mg Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 12mg Purple mangosteen
Potassium 499mg 48mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 13mg Cooking plantain
Sugar 15g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 2.3g 1.8g Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.069mg Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Phosphorus 34mg 8mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 7mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU 35IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.054mg
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.286mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.032mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.018mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g g 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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Purple mangosteen
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $5)
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 richer in minerals?
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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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.