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Pitanga (Surinam cherry) vs. Figs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Figs

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is higher than Figs in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) covers your daily Vitamin C needs 27% more than Figs.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 11 times more Vitamin A RAE than Figs. While Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 75µg of Vitamin A RAE, Figs contain only 7µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw and Figs, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +125.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 7.5% 8.6% 4.7% 9.1% 0.39% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 12% 6% 20% 0.13% 4.1% 23% 17% 1.1%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +125.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Figs
Contains more Vitamin A +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 7.5% 9.2% 5.6% 0% 0% 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 8.5% 2.2% 0% 6.7% 15% 12% 7.5% 18% 26% 4.5% 0% 2.6% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Water +14.8%
Contains more Carbs +156.1%
Contains more Other +32%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Water +14.8%
Contains more Carbs +156.1%
Contains more Other +32%
Equal in Protein - 0.75

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Figs Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 16.28g Figs
Protein 0.8g 0.75g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 7.49g 19.18g Figs
Calories 33kcal 74kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 2.9g Figs
Calcium 9mg 35mg Figs
Iron 0.2mg 0.37mg Figs
Magnesium 12mg 17mg Figs
Phosphorus 11mg 14mg Figs
Potassium 103mg 232mg Figs
Sodium 3mg 1mg Figs
Zinc 0.15mg Figs
Copper 0.07mg Figs
Manganese 0.128mg Figs
Selenium 0.2µg Figs
Vitamin A 1500IU 142IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 7µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.11mg Figs
Vitamin C 26.3mg 2mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.06mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.05mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.4mg Figs
Vitamin B5 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg Figs
Folate 6µg Figs
Choline 4.7mg Figs
Vitamin K 4.7µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Figs
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
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
9%
Figs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
11%
Figs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Figs
Figs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Figs
Figs is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/nutrients
  2. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.