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Purple mangosteen vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Purple mangosteen and Cooking plantain

  • Cooking plantain is richer than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin A, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Cooking plantain is 22% higher.

Food types used in this article are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Plantains, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +939.6%
Contains more Magnesium +184.6%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +939.6%
Contains more Magnesium +184.6%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +325%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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 Folate +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1561.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.052
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 62% 68% 3% 0% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 0% 2% 17%
Contains more Folate +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1561.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.052
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054

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 Cooking plantain
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Cooking plantain Opinion
Calories 73kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Protein 0.41g 1.3g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.58g 0.37g Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 18.4mg Cooking plantain
Net carbs 16.11g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Carbs 17.91g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.3mg 0.6mg Cooking plantain
Calcium 12mg 3mg Purple mangosteen
Potassium 48mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 13mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Sugar g 15g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 2.3g Cooking plantain
Copper 0.069mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.21mg 0.14mg Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Phosphorus 8mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 7mg 4mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 35IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.052mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.054mg
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Cooking plantain
Folate 31µg 22µg Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.143g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.069g Cooking plantain
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine mg 0.034mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Purple mangosteen Cooking plantain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
17
Cooking plantain

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
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.