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Custard apple vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Custard apple and Cooking plantain

  • Custard apple has less Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE than Cooking plantain.
  • Custard apple has 10 times more Calcium than Cooking plantain. While Custard apple has 30mg of Calcium, Cooking plantain has only 3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Plantains, 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 Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 18.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +3315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 18.4

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.
Custard apple Cooking plantain
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Custard apple Cooking plantain Opinion
Net carbs 22.8g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.7g 1.3g Custard apple
Fats 0.6g 0.37g Custard apple
Carbs 25.2g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Calories 101kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15g Custard apple
Fiber 2.4g 2.3g Custard apple
Calcium 30mg 3mg Custard apple
Iron 0.71mg 0.6mg Custard apple
Magnesium 18mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 21mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 382mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Copper mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 33IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 19.2mg 18.4mg Custard apple
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.052mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.054mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Folate µg 22µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine mg 0.034mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.037mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.004mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.231g 0.143g Cooking plantain
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.069g Cooking plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Custard apple Cooking plantain
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
15
Custard apple
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard apple
17
Cooking plantain

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
10%
Custard apple
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard apple
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
3%
Custard apple
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/nutrients
  2. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.