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Banana vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Banana and Blueberry

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Potassium, while Blueberry is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Banana covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 24% more than Blueberry.
  • Banana has 5 times more Potassium than Blueberry. Banana has 358mg of Potassium, while Blueberry has 77mg.
  • Blueberry is lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bananas, raw and Blueberries, 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
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +364.9%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +364.9%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.16

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 A +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +605.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3760%
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 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +605.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3760%

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 Blueberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 12.09g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.74g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.33g
Carbs 22.84g 14.49g Banana
Calories 89kcal 57kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g 0.03g Banana
Fructose 4.85g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 12.23g 9.96g Blueberry
Fiber 2.6g 2.4g Banana
Calcium 5mg 6mg Blueberry
Iron 0.26mg 0.28mg Blueberry
Magnesium 27mg 6mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 12mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 77mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.078mg 0.057mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 54IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8.7mg 9.7mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.041mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.418mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.124mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.052mg Banana
Folate 20µg 6µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.003mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg 0.02mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.023mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg 0.044mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.013mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.026mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg 0.031mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg 0.011mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.028g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Blueberry
Low Fats diet Equal
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
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
7
Blueberry

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
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
14%
Blueberry
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.