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Prickly pear vs. Crateva religiosa — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Prickly pear and Crateva religiosa

  • Prickly pear is richer in Magnesium, yet Crateva religiosa is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Crateva religiosa is 45% higher.
  • Prickly pear contains 7 times more Calcium than Crateva religiosa. Prickly pear contains 56mg of Calcium, while Crateva religiosa contains 8mg.

Food types used in this article are Prickly pears, raw and Abiyuch, 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 +600%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +40.4%
Contains more Iron +436.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.8%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 11% 61% 10% 19% 0.65% 3.3% 27% 0% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.4% 60% 17% 20% 27% 2.6% 8.5% 19% 24% 0%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +40.4%
Contains more Iron +436.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.8%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%

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 A +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +286.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.6% 0% 0% 47% 3.5% 14% 8.6% 0% 14% 4.5% 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 6% 0% 0% 180% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +286.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Other +82.2%
Contains more Protein +105.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.9%
Equal in Water - 79.9
10% 88%
Protein: 0.73 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 87.55 g
Other: 1.64 g
18% 80%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 79.9 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Other +82.2%
Contains more Protein +105.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.9%
Equal in Water - 79.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.1%
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.075 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.213 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.014 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prickly pear Crateva religiosa Opinion
Net carbs 5.97g 12.3g Crateva religiosa
Protein 0.73g 1.5g Crateva religiosa
Fats 0.51g 0.1g Prickly pear
Carbs 9.57g 17.6g Crateva religiosa
Calories 41kcal 69kcal Crateva religiosa
Fructose 3.8g Crateva religiosa
Sugar 8.55g Prickly pear
Fiber 3.6g 5.3g Crateva religiosa
Calcium 56mg 8mg Prickly pear
Iron 0.3mg 1.61mg Crateva religiosa
Magnesium 85mg 24mg Prickly pear
Phosphorus 24mg 47mg Crateva religiosa
Potassium 220mg 304mg Crateva religiosa
Sodium 5mg 20mg Prickly pear
Zinc 0.12mg 0.31mg Crateva religiosa
Copper 0.08mg 0.057mg Prickly pear
Manganese 0.182mg Crateva religiosa
Selenium 0.6µg Prickly pear
Vitamin A 43IU 100IU Crateva religiosa
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 5µg Crateva religiosa
Vitamin C 14mg 54.1mg Crateva religiosa
Vitamin B1 0.014mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B2 0.06mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B3 0.46mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B6 0.06mg Prickly pear
Folate 6µg Prickly pear
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.014g Crateva religiosa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g Prickly pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.213g Prickly pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Prickly pear Crateva religiosa
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
7%
Prickly pear
14%
Crateva religiosa
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Prickly pear
18%
Crateva religiosa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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. Prickly pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167750/nutrients
  2. Crateva religiosa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167782/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.