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Banana vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sugars (difference - 2.31g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Banana Common plum
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Common plum
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
12
Banana
10
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
5
Common plum

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
Banana
6
:
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Banana
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +1180%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.5
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +1180%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.5
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028

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
7%
Banana
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
11%
Common plum
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Common plum

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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 Banana Common plum Opinion
Calories 89 46 Banana
Protein 1.09 0.7 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.28 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 9.5 Common plum
Carbs 22.84 11.42 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.17 Banana
Calcium 5 6 Common plum
Potassium 358 157 Banana
Magnesium 27 7 Banana
Sugars 12.23 9.92 Banana
Fiber 2.6 1.4 Banana
Copper 0.078 0.057 Banana
Zinc 0.15 0.1 Banana
Starch 5.38 0 Banana
Phosphorus 22 16 Banana
Sodium 1 0 Common plum
Vitamin A 64 345 Common plum
Vitamin E 0.1 0.26 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.028 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.026 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.417 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.135 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.029 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 6.4 Common plum
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.017 Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.134 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.044 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 0.009
Threonine 0.028 0.01 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 0.014 Banana
Leucine 0.068 0.015 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.016 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.008
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.014 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.016 Banana
Histidine 0.077 0.009 Banana
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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