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Purple mangosteen vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Purple mangosteen and Common fig?

  • Purple mangosteen is richer in Folate, while Common fig is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Common fig has 5 times less Folate than Purple mangosteen. Purple mangosteen has 31µg of Folate, while Common fig has 6µg.

We used Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Figs, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +383.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +383.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.07

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +45%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +45%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Purple mangosteen Common fig
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 0.41g 0.75g Common fig
Fats 0.58g 0.3g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 73kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 16.26g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 12mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.3mg 0.37mg Common fig
Magnesium 13mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 8mg 14mg Common fig
Potassium 48mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 7mg 1mg Common fig
Zinc 0.21mg 0.15mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A 35IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.9mg 2mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.05mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 31µg 6µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.06g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Purple mangosteen Common fig
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
6
Purple mangosteen
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
11
Common fig

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
2%
Purple mangosteen
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
19%
Common fig
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/nutrients
  2. Common fig - 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.