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Dates vs Custard-apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Dates and Custard-apple

  • Dates have more Fiber, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Magnesium and Phosphorus, however Custard-apple is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Dates covers your daily need of Fiber 22% more than Custard-apple.
  • Dates have 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Custard-apple. While Dates have 0.589mg of Vitamin B5, Custard-apple has only 0.135mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Dates, deglet noor and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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 Iron +43.7%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 58% 31% 69% 8% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +43.7%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Magnesium +138.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.2%
Contains less Sodium -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 B3 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +336.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +4700%
Contains more Vitamin A +230%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 1% 0% 14% 16% 24% 36% 39% 0% 7% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +336.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +4700%
Contains more Vitamin A +230%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.9%

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
12
Dates
15
Custard-apple
Mineral Summary Score
30
Dates
11
Custard-apple

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
15%
Dates
10%
Custard-apple
Carbohydrates
75%
Dates
25%
Custard-apple
Fats
2%
Dates
3%
Custard-apple

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.
Dates Custard-apple
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Dates Custard-apple
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 Sodium?
Dates
Dates contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dates
Dates is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.199g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dates
Dates is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dates
Dates is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sugars (difference - 63.35g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Dates Custard-apple Opinion
Calories 282 101 Dates
Protein 2.45 1.7 Dates
Fats 0.39 0.6 Custard-apple
Vitamin C 0.4 19.2 Custard-apple
Carbs 75.03 25.2 Dates
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Dates
Iron 1.02 0.71 Dates
Calcium 39 30 Dates
Potassium 656 382 Dates
Magnesium 43 18 Dates
Sugars 63.35 Custard-apple
Fiber 8 2.4 Dates
Copper 0.206 Dates
Zinc 0.29 Dates
Starch
Phosphorus 62 21 Dates
Sodium 2 4 Dates
Vitamin A 10 33 Custard-apple
Vitamin E 0.05 Dates
Vitamin D 0 Dates
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.08 Custard-apple
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.1 Custard-apple
Vitamin B3 1.274 0.5 Dates
Vitamin B5 0.589 0.135 Dates
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.221 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.7 Dates
Folate 19 Dates
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.231 Dates
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 Dates
Polyunsaturated fat 0.019 Dates
Tryptophan 0.012 0.007 Dates
Threonine 0.043 Dates
Isoleucine 0.049 Dates
Leucine 0.084 Dates
Lysine 0.066 0.037 Dates
Methionine 0.022 0.004 Dates
Phenylalanine 0.05 Dates
Valine 0.071 Dates
Histidine 0.032 Dates
Fructose 19.56 Dates

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Dates - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171726/nutrients
  2. Custard-apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.