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Banana vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 4.86g)
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 Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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 Currant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Currant
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
23
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
12
Currant

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
2
:
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
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
Banana
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +424.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +371.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +424.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +371.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1

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
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
14%
Currant
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Currant

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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 Currant Opinion
Calories 89 56 Banana
Protein 1.09 1.4 Currant
Fats 0.33 0.2 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 41 Currant
Carbs 22.84 13.8 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 1 Currant
Calcium 5 33 Currant
Potassium 358 275 Banana
Magnesium 27 13 Banana
Sugars 12.23 7.37 Banana
Fiber 2.6 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.078 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.15 0.23 Currant
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 44 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 42 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 0.1
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.04 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.05 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.1 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.064 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.07 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 11 Currant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.017 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.028 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.077 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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