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Apricot vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apricot Banana
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
12
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
8
Apricot
10
Banana

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
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2
Banana
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
:
5
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1898.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin K +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1898.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin K +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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 the food
Protein
8%
Apricot
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Banana

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Apricot Banana Opinion
Calories 48 89 Banana
Protein 1.4 1.09 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.33 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 8.7 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 22.84 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.26 Apricot
Calcium 13 5 Apricot
Potassium 259 358 Banana
Magnesium 10 27 Banana
Sugars 9.24 12.23 Banana
Fiber 2 2.6 Banana
Copper 0.078 0.078
Zinc 0.2 0.15 Apricot
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 23 22 Apricot
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 1279 64 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.1 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.031 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.073 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 0.5 Apricot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.112 Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.032 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.073 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 0.009 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.028 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.028 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 0.068 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.05 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.049 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.047
Histidine 0.027 0.077 Banana
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