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Maraschino cherry vs. Plantain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Maraschino cherry and Plantain?

  • Maraschino cherry is richer in Copper, and Calcium, while Plantain is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, Magnesium, and Folate.
  • Plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 18% higher.
  • Plantain has 27 times less Calcium than Maraschino cherry. Maraschino cherry has 54mg of Calcium, while Plantain has 2mg.

We used Maraschino cherries, canned, drained and Plantains, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 +2600%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Iron +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +833.3%
Contains more Potassium +2114.3%
Contains more Selenium +600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 16% 2.9% 1.3% 1.9% 0.52% 7.1% 48% 1.6% 1.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.6% 22% 23% 12% 41% 0.65% 3.5% 22% 0% 7.6%
Contains more Calcium +2600%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Iron +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +833.3%
Contains more Potassium +2114.3%
Contains more Selenium +600%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4700%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +195.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.7% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0.08% 3.2% 1.2% 0% 0% 2.3% 3.8%
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% 2.6% 0% 36% 12% 12% 14% 14% 55% 20% 0% 6.9% 1.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4700%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +195.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +16.7%
Contains more Carbs +34.7%
Contains more Protein +259.1%
Contains more Water +17.5%
Contains more Other +75.8%
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 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 Fats +16.7%
Contains more Carbs +34.7%
Contains more Protein +259.1%
Contains more Water +17.5%
Contains more Other +75.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +226.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +66.7%
27% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
59% 13% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.015 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.033 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +226.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +66.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maraschino cherry Plantain Opinion
Net carbs 38.77g 28.85g Maraschino cherry
Protein 0.22g 0.79g Plantain
Fats 0.21g 0.18g Maraschino cherry
Carbs 41.97g 31.15g Maraschino cherry
Calories 165kcal 116kcal Maraschino cherry
Sugar 38.77g 14g Plantain
Fiber 3.2g 2.3g Maraschino cherry
Calcium 54mg 2mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.43mg 0.58mg Plantain
Magnesium 4mg 32mg Plantain
Phosphorus 3mg 28mg Plantain
Potassium 21mg 465mg Plantain
Sodium 4mg 5mg Maraschino cherry
Zinc 0.26mg 0.13mg Maraschino cherry
Copper 0.143mg 0.066mg Maraschino cherry
Manganese 0.012mg Maraschino cherry
Selenium 0.2µg 1.4µg Plantain
Vitamin A 45IU 909IU Plantain
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 45µg Plantain
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.13mg Plantain
Vitamin C 0mg 10.9mg Plantain
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.046mg Plantain
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.052mg Plantain
Vitamin B3 0.004mg 0.756mg Plantain
Vitamin B5 0.054mg 0.233mg Plantain
Vitamin B6 0.005mg 0.24mg Plantain
Folate 0µg 26µg Plantain
Choline 4.3mg 12.7mg Plantain
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0.7µg Maraschino cherry
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 0.039g 0.069g Maraschino cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.015g Maraschino cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.033g Maraschino cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Maraschino cherry 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
1%
Maraschino cherry
18%
Plantain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Maraschino cherry
13%
Plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Plantain
Plantain is lower in Sugar (difference - 24.77g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Plantain
Plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/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.