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Banana vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Banana and Apricot

  • Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, and Manganese, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E .
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 24% higher.
  • Banana has 4 times more Manganese than Apricot. While Banana has 0.27mg of Manganese, Apricot has only 0.077mg.
  • Apricot has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Bananas, raw and Apricots, raw.

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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
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Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.078

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.6%
Contains more Folate +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1898.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +560%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +579.6%
Contains more Folate +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1898.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +560%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Banana Apricot
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 9.12g Banana
Protein 1.09g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.33g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 22.84g 11.12g Banana
Calories 89kcal 48kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Fructose 4.85g 0.94g Banana
Sugar 12.23g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 2.6g 2g Banana
Calcium 5mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.26mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 27mg 10mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 358mg 259mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.078mg
Vitamin A 64IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8.7mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.03mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.04mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.6mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.24mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.054mg Banana
Folate 20µg 9µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.028mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.068mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.05mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.008mg 0.006mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.047mg
Histidine 0.077mg 0.027mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Banana Apricot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Banana
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
11
Apricot

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 food.
Protein
7%
Banana
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
11%
Apricot
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.