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Fruit salad vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fruit salad and Cooking plantain

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, Magnesium, and Fiber in Cooking plantain is higher than in Fruit salad.
  • Cooking plantain covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 21% more than Fruit salad.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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
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Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +330.2%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Copper +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 11% 6% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +330.2%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Copper +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.14

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 C +457.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1007.4%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 36% 0% 0% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 0% 0% 3%
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 +457.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1007.4%
Contains more Folate +633.3%

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
6
Fruit salad
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
7
Fruit salad
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
3%
Fruit salad
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
2%
Cooking plantain

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

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Fruit salad Cooking plantain
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 is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.139g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit salad Cooking plantain Opinion
Calories 50 122 Cooking plantain
Protein 0.51 1.3 Cooking plantain
Fats 0.03 0.37 Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 3.3 18.4 Cooking plantain
Carbs 13.05 31.89 Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.6 Cooking plantain
Calcium 11 3 Fruit salad
Potassium 116 499 Cooking plantain
Magnesium 8 37 Cooking plantain
Sugar 15 Fruit salad
Fiber 1 2.3 Cooking plantain
Copper 0.05 0.081 Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14 0.14
Starch
Phosphorus 14 34 Cooking plantain
Sodium 5 4 Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 600 1127 Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14 Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.052 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.014 0.054 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.356 0.686 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.053 0.26 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.027 0.299 Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Cooking plantain
Folate 3 22 Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.004 0.143 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.032 Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011 0.069 Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015 Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034 Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036 Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059 Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06 Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017 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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.