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Cooking plantain vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cooking plantain and Quince

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A RAE, however Quince is higher in Copper.
  • Cooking plantain covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 20% more than Quince.
  • Cooking plantain has 28 times more Vitamin A RAE than Quince. While Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, Quince has only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plantains, raw and Quinces, 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 Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Copper +60.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Copper +60.5%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +647.5%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
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% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2717.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +647.5%
Contains more Folate +633.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Quince Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 13.4g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 0.4g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89g 15.3g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 57kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g g Quince
Fiber 2.3g 1.9g Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 11mg Quince
Iron 0.6mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 37mg 8mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 17mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 197mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 0.14mg 0.04mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.13mg Quince
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 15mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.02mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.03mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.2mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.04mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg 3µg 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 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.05g Cooking plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Quince
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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
13
Quince

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%
Quince
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.133g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.