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Banana vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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.
Banana Longan
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Longan
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
38
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
8
Longan

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
:
2
Longan
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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
8
:
2
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +865.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +865.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
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
7%
Banana
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Banana
0%
Longan

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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 Longan Opinion
Calories 89 60 Banana
Protein 1.09 1.31 Longan
Fats 0.33 0.1 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 84 Longan
Carbs 22.84 15.14 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 0.26 0.13 Banana
Calcium 5 1 Banana
Potassium 358 266 Banana
Magnesium 27 10 Banana
Sugars 12.23 Banana
Fiber 2.6 1.1 Banana
Copper 0.078 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.15 0.05 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 21 Banana
Sodium 1 0 Longan
Vitamin A 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.031
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.3 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.028 0.026 Banana
Leucine 0.068 0.054 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.046 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.03 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.077 0.012 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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