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Rose hip vs. Plantain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rose hip and Plantain

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, while Plantain has more Vitamin B6.
  • Rose hip's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 461% higher.
  • Plantain contains 85 times less Calcium than Rose hip. Rose hip contains 169mg of Calcium, while Plantain contains 2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) 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 +8350%
Contains more Iron +82.8%
Contains more Magnesium +115.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +92.3%
Contains more Copper +71.2%
Equal in Potassium - 465
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38% 134% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 22% 23% 12% 42% 1% 4% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Calcium +8350%
Contains more Iron +82.8%
Contains more Magnesium +115.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.9%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +92.3%
Contains more Copper +71.2%
Equal in Potassium - 465

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 +378%
Contains more Vitamin E +4392.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3808.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.8%
Contains more Folate +766.7%
Equal in Choline - 12.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 7% 65%
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% 3% 0% 37% 12% 12% 15% 14% 56% 20% 0% 7% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +378%
Contains more Vitamin E +4392.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3808.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.8%
Contains more Folate +766.7%
Equal in Choline - 12.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +102.5%
Contains more Fats +88.9%
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Other +103.4%
Contains more Water +14.7%
38% 59%
Protein: 1.6 g
Fats: 0.34 g
Carbs: 38.22 g
Water: 58.66 g
Other: 1.18 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 Protein +102.5%
Contains more Fats +88.9%
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Other +103.4%
Contains more Water +14.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Plantain Opinion
Net carbs 14.12g 28.85g Plantain
Protein 1.6g 0.79g Rose hip
Fats 0.34g 0.18g Rose hip
Carbs 38.22g 31.15g Rose hip
Calories 162kcal 116kcal Rose hip
Fructose 1.16g Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g 14g Rose hip
Fiber 24.1g 2.3g Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 2mg Rose hip
Iron 1.06mg 0.58mg Rose hip
Magnesium 69mg 32mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 61mg 28mg Rose hip
Potassium 429mg 465mg Plantain
Sodium 4mg 5mg Rose hip
Zinc 0.25mg 0.13mg Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.066mg Rose hip
Manganese 1.02mg Rose hip
Selenium 1.4µg Plantain
Vitamin A 4345IU 909IU Rose hip
Vitamin A RAE 217µg 45µg Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg 0.13mg Rose hip
Vitamin C 426mg 10.9mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.046mg Plantain
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.052mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.756mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.233mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.24mg Plantain
Folate 3µg 26µg Plantain
Choline 12mg 12.7mg Plantain
Vitamin K 25.9µg 0.7µg Rose hip
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 hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g Plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.033g Plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rose hip 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
154%
Rose hip
18%
Plantain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Rose hip
13%
Plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rose hip
Rose hip contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Plantain
Plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Plantain
Plantain is cheaper (difference - $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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.