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Prunes vs. Agave nectar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Prunes and Agave nectar

  • Prunes has more Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3, while Agave nectar has more Vitamin C.
  • Prunes covers your daily need of Vitamin K 31% more than Agave nectar.
  • Prunes contains 183 times more Potassium than Agave nectar. While Prunes contains 732mg of Potassium, Agave nectar contains only 4mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked and Sweetener, syrup, agave.

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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 +4200%
Contains more Iron +933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +4000%
Contains more Phosphorus +6800%
Contains more Potassium +18200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +4300%
Contains more Copper +3022.2%
Contains more Manganese +5880%
Contains more Selenium +466.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94% 39% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +4200%
Contains more Iron +933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +4000%
Contains more Phosphorus +6800%
Contains more Potassium +18200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +4300%
Contains more Copper +3022.2%
Contains more Manganese +5880%
Contains more Selenium +466.7%

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.
Prunes
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +400.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Choline +31.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 6% 149%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +400.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Choline +31.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +2322.2%
Contains more Water +34.8%
Contains more Other +1660%
Contains more Fats +18.4%
Contains more Carbs +19.6%
2% 64% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.18 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 63.88 g
Water: 30.92 g
Other: 2.64 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Protein +2322.2%
Contains more Water +34.8%
Contains more Other +1660%
Contains more Fats +18.4%
Contains more Carbs +19.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +104.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +346.6%
12% 59% 29%
Starch: 5.11 g
Sucrose: 0.15 g
Glucose: 25.46 g
Fructose: 12.45 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
18% 82%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 12.43 g
Fructose: 55.6 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +104.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +346.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prunes Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 76.17g Agave nectar
Protein 2.18g 0.09g Prunes
Fats 0.38g 0.45g Agave nectar
Carbs 63.88g 76.37g Agave nectar
Calories 240kcal 310kcal Agave nectar
Starch 5.11g Prunes
Fructose 12.45g 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 38.13g 68.03g Prunes
Fiber 7.1g 0.2g Prunes
Calcium 43mg 1mg Prunes
Iron 0.93mg 0.09mg Prunes
Magnesium 41mg 1mg Prunes
Phosphorus 69mg 1mg Prunes
Potassium 732mg 4mg Prunes
Sodium 2mg 4mg Prunes
Zinc 0.44mg 0.01mg Prunes
Copper 0.281mg 0.009mg Prunes
Manganese 0.299mg 0.005mg Prunes
Selenium 0.3µg 1.7µg Agave nectar
Vitamin A 781IU 156IU Prunes
Vitamin A RAE 39µg 8µg Prunes
Vitamin E 0.43mg 0.98mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 0.6mg 17mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.122mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.186mg 0.165mg Prunes
Vitamin B3 1.882mg 0.689mg Prunes
Vitamin B5 0.422mg Prunes
Vitamin B6 0.205mg 0.234mg Agave nectar
Folate 4µg 30µg Agave nectar
Choline 10.1mg 13.3mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 59.5µg 22.5µg Prunes
Tryptophan 0.025mg Prunes
Threonine 0.049mg Prunes
Isoleucine 0.041mg Prunes
Leucine 0.066mg Prunes
Lysine 0.05mg Prunes
Methionine 0.016mg Prunes
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Prunes
Valine 0.056mg Prunes
Histidine 0.027mg Prunes
Saturated Fat 0.088g 0g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0g Prunes
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0g Prunes

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prunes Agave nectar
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
29%
Prunes
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Prunes
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Prunes
Prunes is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Prunes
Prunes contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prunes
Prunes is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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 ($2)
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

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. Prunes - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/nutrients
  2. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.