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Banana vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Prune
Prune is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Banana
Banana contains less Sugars (difference - 25.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Prune
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Prune
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
33
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
24
Prune

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
1
:
7
Prune
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +257.7%
Contains more Calcium +760%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains more Magnesium +51.9%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains more Zinc +193.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +213.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +257.7%
Contains more Calcium +760%
Contains more Potassium +104.5%
Contains more Magnesium +51.9%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains more Zinc +193.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +213.6%

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
2
:
7
Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +330%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +11800%
Contains more Vitamin C +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +330%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +11800%

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
64%
Prune
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Prune

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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 Prune Opinion
Calories 89 240 Prune
Protein 1.09 2.18 Prune
Fats 0.33 0.38 Prune
Vitamin C 8.7 0.6 Banana
Carbs 22.84 63.88 Prune
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.93 Prune
Calcium 5 43 Prune
Potassium 358 732 Prune
Magnesium 27 41 Prune
Sugars 12.23 38.13 Prune
Fiber 2.6 7.1 Prune
Copper 0.078 0.281 Prune
Zinc 0.15 0.44 Prune
Starch 5.38 5.11 Banana
Phosphorus 22 69 Prune
Sodium 1 2 Banana
Vitamin A 64 781 Prune
Vitamin E 0.1 0.43 Prune
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.051 Prune
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.186 Prune
Vitamin B3 0.665 1.882 Prune
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.422 Prune
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.205 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 59.5 Prune
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Prune
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.088 Prune
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.053 Prune
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.062 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 0.025 Prune
Threonine 0.028 0.049 Prune
Isoleucine 0.028 0.041 Prune
Leucine 0.068 0.066 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.05
Methionine 0.008 0.016 Prune
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.052 Prune
Valine 0.047 0.056 Prune
Histidine 0.077 0.027 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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