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Cooking plantain vs Sapodilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cooking plantain and Sapodilla

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A, however Sapodilla is richer in Fiber.
  • Cooking plantain covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 20% more than Sapodilla.
  • Sapodilla has 19 times less Vitamin A than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain has 56µg of Vitamin A, while Sapodilla has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Plantains, raw and Sapodilla, 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 Potassium +158.5%
Contains more Magnesium +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 18% 9% 29% 3% 6% 2%
Contains more Potassium +158.5%
Contains more Magnesium +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Equal in Copper - 0.086

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 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1778.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +708.1%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252
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 49% 4% 0% 0% 0% 5% 4% 16% 9% 0% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1778.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +708.1%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252

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
8
Sapodilla
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
13
Sapodilla

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%
Sapodilla
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
20%
Sapodilla
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
5%
Sapodilla

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

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Cooking plantain Sapodilla
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (37)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Sapodilla Opinion
Calories 122 83 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 0.44 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 1.1 Sapodilla
Vitamin C 18.4 14.7 Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89 19.96 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Iron 0.6 0.8 Sapodilla
Calcium 3 21 Sapodilla
Potassium 499 193 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 12 Cooking plantain
Sugar 15 Sapodilla
Fiber 2.3 5.3 Sapodilla
Copper 0.081 0.086 Sapodilla
Zinc 0.14 0.1 Cooking plantain
Starch
Phosphorus 34 12 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 12 Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127 60 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.052 0 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.02 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.2 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.252 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.037 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Cooking plantain
Folate 22 14 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.194 Cooking plantain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.521 Sapodilla
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.011 Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015 0.005 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 0.012 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 0.015 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 0.024 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 0.039 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 0.003 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.013 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 0.016 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 0.016 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. Sapodilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167759/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.