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Rose apple vs. Plantain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rose apple and Plantain

  • Rose apple has more Vitamin C, however, Plantain is richer in Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Rose apple covers your daily Vitamin C needs 13% more than Plantain.
  • Plantain has 15 times less Calcium than Rose apple. Rose apple has 29mg of Calcium, while Plantain has 2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rose-apples, raw and Plantains, cooked.

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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 +1350%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +728.6%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +278%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +312.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.7% 2.6% 3.6% 3.4% 11% 0% 1.6% 5.3% 3.8% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.6% 22% 23% 12% 41% 0.65% 3.5% 22% 0% 7.6%
Contains more Calcium +1350%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +728.6%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +278%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +312.5%

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 C +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.756
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 0% 0% 74% 5% 6.9% 15% 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 55% 2.6% 0% 36% 12% 12% 14% 14% 55% 20% 0% 6.9% 1.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.756

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +66.7%
Contains more Water +38.2%
Contains more Protein +31.7%
Contains more Carbs +446.5%
Contains more Other +45%
6% 93%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.7 g
Water: 93 g
Other: 0.4 g
31% 67%
Protein: 0.79 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 31.15 g
Water: 67.3 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Fats +66.7%
Contains more Water +38.2%
Contains more Protein +31.7%
Contains more Carbs +446.5%
Contains more Other +45%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose apple Plantain Opinion
Net carbs 5.7g 28.85g Plantain
Protein 0.6g 0.79g Plantain
Fats 0.3g 0.18g Rose apple
Carbs 5.7g 31.15g Plantain
Calories 25kcal 116kcal Plantain
Sugar 14g Rose apple
Fiber 2.3g Plantain
Calcium 29mg 2mg Rose apple
Iron 0.07mg 0.58mg Plantain
Magnesium 5mg 32mg Plantain
Phosphorus 8mg 28mg Plantain
Potassium 123mg 465mg Plantain
Sodium 0mg 5mg Rose apple
Zinc 0.06mg 0.13mg Plantain
Copper 0.016mg 0.066mg Plantain
Manganese 0.029mg Rose apple
Selenium 1.4µg Plantain
Vitamin A 339IU 909IU Plantain
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 45µg Plantain
Vitamin E 0.13mg Plantain
Vitamin C 22.3mg 10.9mg Rose apple
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.046mg Plantain
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.052mg Plantain
Vitamin B3 0.8mg 0.756mg Rose apple
Vitamin B5 0.233mg Plantain
Vitamin B6 0.24mg Plantain
Folate 26µg Plantain
Choline 12.7mg Plantain
Vitamin K 0.7µg Plantain
Tryptophan 0.009mg Plantain
Threonine 0.021mg Plantain
Isoleucine 0.022mg Plantain
Leucine 0.036mg Plantain
Lysine 0.037mg Plantain
Methionine 0.01mg Plantain
Phenylalanine 0.027mg Plantain
Valine 0.028mg Plantain
Histidine 0.039mg Plantain
Saturated Fat 0.069g Rose apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g Plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.033g Plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rose apple Plantain
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
9%
Rose apple
18%
Plantain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Rose apple
13%
Plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose apple
Rose apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rose apple
Rose apple contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose apple
Rose apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Plantain
Plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Plantain
Plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Plantain
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Rose apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168171/nutrients
  2. Plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169131/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.