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Feijoa vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Feijoa and Cooking plantain

  • Feijoa has more Fiber, and Vitamin C, while Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin A, and Iron.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 18% higher.
  • Cooking plantain contains 3 times less Fiber than Feijoa. Feijoa contains 6.4g of Fiber, while Cooking plantain contains 2.3g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Feijoa is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Feijoa, 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 +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.9%

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
Feijoa
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +18683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.3%
Equal in Folate - 22
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +18683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +346.3%
Equal in Folate - 22

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Cooking plantain Opinion
Calories 61kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Protein 0.71g 1.3g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.42g 0.37g Feijoa
Vitamin C 32.9mg 18.4mg Feijoa
Net carbs 8.81g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Carbs 15.21g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cooking plantain
Iron 0.14mg 0.6mg Cooking plantain
Calcium 17mg 3mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 9mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Sugar 8.2g 15g Feijoa
Fiber 6.4g 2.3g Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.06mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Phosphorus 19mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 3mg 4mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 6IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.14mg Feijoa
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.052mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.054mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.7µg Feijoa
Folate 23µg 22µg Feijoa
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.143g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.032g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.069g Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.019mg 0.034mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.028mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.038mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.007mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.019mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.009mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Feijoa Cooking plantain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Feijoa
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
2%
Feijoa
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain 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 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.

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.