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Banana vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sugars (difference - 3.83g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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.
Banana Orange juice
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Banana Orange juice
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
25
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
6
Orange juice

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 +30%
Contains more Potassium +79%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +77.3%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains more Potassium +79%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +77.3%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +120%
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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +817.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +474.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +817.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +474.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%

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%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
10%
Orange juice
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Orange juice

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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 Orange juice Opinion
Calories 89 45 Banana
Protein 1.09 0.7 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.2 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 50 Orange juice
Carbs 22.84 10.4 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.2 Banana
Calcium 5 11 Orange juice
Potassium 358 200 Banana
Magnesium 27 11 Banana
Sugars 12.23 8.4 Banana
Fiber 2.6 0.2 Banana
Copper 0.078 0.044 Banana
Zinc 0.15 0.05 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 17 Banana
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 200 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.1 0.04 Banana
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.09 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.03 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.4 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.19 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.04 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 0.1 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.024 Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.036 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.04 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 0.002 Banana
Threonine 0.028 0.008 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 0.008 Banana
Leucine 0.068 0.013 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.009 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.003 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.009 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.011 Banana
Histidine 0.077 0.003 Banana
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