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Avocado vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.014g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sugars (difference - 11.57g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.
Avocado Banana
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado 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
26
Avocado
12
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
17
Avocado
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
:
1
Banana
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Zinc +326.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 27

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
:
1
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1970%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1970%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.8%

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
12%
Avocado
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
23%
Banana
Fats
68%
Avocado
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 Avocado Banana Opinion
Calories 160 89 Avocado
Protein 2 1.09 Avocado
Fats 14.66 0.33 Avocado
Vitamin C 10 8.7 Avocado
Carbs 8.53 22.84 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.26 Avocado
Calcium 12 5 Avocado
Potassium 485 358 Avocado
Magnesium 29 27 Avocado
Sugars 0.66 12.23 Banana
Fiber 6.7 2.6 Avocado
Copper 0.19 0.078 Avocado
Zinc 0.64 0.15 Avocado
Starch 0.11 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 52 22 Avocado
Sodium 7 1 Banana
Vitamin A 146 64 Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07 0.1 Avocado
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.031 Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.073 Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738 0.665 Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389 0.334 Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 21 0.5 Avocado
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.126 0.112 Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799 0.032 Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816 0.073 Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025 0.009 Avocado
Threonine 0.073 0.028 Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084 0.028 Avocado
Leucine 0.143 0.068 Avocado
Lysine 0.132 0.05 Avocado
Methionine 0.038 0.008 Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097 0.049 Avocado
Valine 0.107 0.047 Avocado
Histidine 0.049 0.077 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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