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Cooking plantain vs Soursop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cooking plantain and Soursop

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6 and Potassium, however Soursop has more Vitamin A.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 18% more.
  • Cooking plantain has 2 times more Potassium than Soursop. Cooking plantain has 499mg of Potassium, while Soursop has 278mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Plantains, raw and Soursop, 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
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Contains more Potassium +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
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 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Contains more Potassium +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
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 A +56250%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.253
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 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +56250%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.253

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Cooking plantain
13
Soursop
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
14
Soursop

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 the food
Protein
8%
Cooking plantain
6%
Soursop
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
17%
Soursop
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Soursop

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cooking plantain Soursop
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain Soursop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Soursop
Soursop contains less Sugars (difference - 1.46g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cooking plantain Soursop Opinion
Calories 122 66 Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3 1 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37 0.3 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4 20.6 Soursop
Carbs 31.89 16.84 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.6
Calcium 3 14 Soursop
Potassium 499 278 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37 21 Cooking plantain
Sugars 15 13.54 Soursop
Fiber 2.3 3.3 Soursop
Copper 0.081 0.086 Soursop
Zinc 0.14 0.1 Cooking plantain
Starch
Phosphorus 34 27 Cooking plantain
Sodium 4 14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127 2 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 0.08 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.07 Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.054 0.05 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686 0.9 Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.253 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299 0.059 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.4 Cooking plantain
Folate 22 14 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.143 0.051 Soursop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.09 Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.069
Tryptophan 0.015 0.011 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 0.06
Methionine 0.017 0.007 Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044 Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046 Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.