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Jujube vs. Plantain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jujube and Plantain

  • Jujube is richer in Vitamin C, yet Plantain is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jujube is 65% higher.

Food types used in this article are Jujube, raw and Plantains, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +950%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +10.6%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +86%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25% 11% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 22% 23% 12% 42% 1% 4% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Calcium +950%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +10.6%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +86%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Copper - 0.066

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Jujube
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Contains more Vitamin C +533%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin A +2172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 55% 3% 0% 37% 12% 12% 15% 14% 56% 20% 0% 7% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +533%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin A +2172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +51.9%
Contains more Fats +11.1%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +54%
Contains more Other +13.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.18
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 g
31% 67%
Protein: 0.79 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 31.15 g
Water: 67.3 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +51.9%
Contains more Fats +11.1%
Contains more Water +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +54%
Contains more Other +13.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.18

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Jujube Plantain
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jujube Plantain Opinion
Net carbs 20.23g 28.85g Plantain
Protein 1.2g 0.79g Jujube
Fats 0.2g 0.18g Jujube
Carbs 20.23g 31.15g Plantain
Calories 79kcal 116kcal Plantain
Sugar 14g Jujube
Fiber 2.3g Plantain
Calcium 21mg 2mg Jujube
Iron 0.48mg 0.58mg Plantain
Magnesium 10mg 32mg Plantain
Phosphorus 23mg 28mg Plantain
Potassium 250mg 465mg Plantain
Sodium 3mg 5mg Jujube
Zinc 0.05mg 0.13mg Plantain
Copper 0.073mg 0.066mg Jujube
Manganese 0.084mg Jujube
Selenium 1.4µg Plantain
Vitamin A 40IU 909IU Plantain
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 45µg Plantain
Vitamin E 0.13mg Plantain
Vitamin C 69mg 10.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.046mg Plantain
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.052mg Plantain
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.756mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.233mg Plantain
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.24mg Plantain
Folate 26µg Plantain
Choline 12.7mg Plantain
Vitamin K 0.7µg Plantain
Tryptophan 0.009mg Plantain
Threonine 0.021mg Plantain
Isoleucine 0.022mg Plantain
Leucine 0.036mg Plantain
Lysine 0.037mg Plantain
Methionine 0.01mg Plantain
Phenylalanine 0.027mg Plantain
Valine 0.028mg Plantain
Histidine 0.039mg Plantain
Saturated Fat 0.069g Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g Plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.033g Plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jujube Plantain
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Jujube
18%
Plantain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Jujube
13%
Plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Plantain
Plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Plantain
Plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/nutrients
  2. Plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169131/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.