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Dates vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Dates and Feijoa

  • Dates have more Copper, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Fiber and Phosphorus, while Feijoa have more Vitamin C.
  • Feijoa's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 36% higher.
  • Feijoa contains 7 times less Iron than Dates . Dates contain 1.02mg of Iron, while Feijoa contains 0.14mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Dates, deglet noor and Feijoa, 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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Feijoa
Contains more Iron +628.6%
Contains more Calcium +129.4%
Contains more Potassium +281.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Copper +472.2%
Contains more Zinc +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 58% 31% 69% 8% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +628.6%
Contains more Calcium +129.4%
Contains more Potassium +281.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Copper +472.2%
Contains more Zinc +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +8125%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin K +29.6%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +8125%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin K +29.6%
Contains more Folate +21.1%

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
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
30
Dates
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
75%
Dates
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Dates
2%
Feijoa

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Dates Feijoa
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?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sugars (difference - 55.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dates
Dates contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dates
Dates is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dates
Dates is relatively richer in minerals
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 Feijoa Opinion
Calories 282 61 Dates
Protein 2.45 0.71 Dates
Fats 0.39 0.42 Feijoa
Vitamin C 0.4 32.9 Feijoa
Carbs 75.03 15.21 Dates
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Dates
Iron 1.02 0.14 Dates
Calcium 39 17 Dates
Potassium 656 172 Dates
Magnesium 43 9 Dates
Sugars 63.35 8.2 Feijoa
Fiber 8 6.4 Dates
Copper 0.206 0.036 Dates
Zinc 0.29 0.06 Dates
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 62 19 Dates
Sodium 2 3 Dates
Vitamin A 10 6 Dates
Vitamin E 0.05 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Dates
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.006 Dates
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.018 Dates
Vitamin B3 1.274 0.295 Dates
Vitamin B5 0.589 0.233 Dates
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.067 Dates
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.7 3.5 Feijoa
Folate 19 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.104 Dates
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.019 0.136 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.012 0.007 Dates
Threonine 0.043 0.019 Dates
Isoleucine 0.049 0.019 Dates
Leucine 0.084 0.028 Dates
Lysine 0.066 0.038 Dates
Methionine 0.022 0.007 Dates
Phenylalanine 0.05 0.019 Dates
Valine 0.071 0.019 Dates
Histidine 0.032 0.009 Dates
Fructose 19.56 2.95 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.