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Common fig vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Banana
Banana contains less Sugars (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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 is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sodium?
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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.
Common fig Banana
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals 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
Common fig Banana
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
8
Common fig
12
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
8
Common fig
10
Banana

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
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4
Banana
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
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
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5
Banana
Contains more Vitamin A +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +840%
Contains more Vitamin C +335%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +840%
Contains more Vitamin C +335%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.8%
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
5%
Common fig
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
23%
Banana
Fats
1%
Common fig
2%
Banana

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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 Common fig Banana Opinion
Calories 74 89 Banana
Protein 0.75 1.09 Banana
Fats 0.3 0.33 Banana
Vitamin C 2 8.7 Banana
Carbs 19.18 22.84 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.26 Common fig
Calcium 35 5 Common fig
Potassium 232 358 Banana
Magnesium 17 27 Banana
Sugars 16.26 12.23 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 2.6 Common fig
Copper 0.07 0.078 Banana
Zinc 0.15 0.15
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 14 22 Banana
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 142 64 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 0.1 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.031 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.073 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 0.5 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.112 Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.032 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.073 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.024 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.023 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.033 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.03 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.006 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.018 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.028 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.011 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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