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Banana vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Banana and Clementine

  • Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Potassium, while Clementine has more Vitamin C.
  • Clementine covers your daily need of Vitamin C 45% more than Banana.
  • Banana contains 12 times more Manganese than Clementine. While Banana contains 0.27mg of Manganese, Clementine contains only 0.023mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Clementine is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bananas, raw and Clementines, 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 Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +102.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +81.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +102.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +81.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
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
7
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +460.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636
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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +460.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636

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 Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 10.32g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.85g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.15g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 12.02g Banana
Calories 89kcal 47kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g 0g Banana
Fructose 4.85g 1.64g Banana
Sugar 12.23g 9.18g Clementine
Fiber 2.6g 1.7g Banana
Calcium 5mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 0.26mg 0.14mg Banana
Magnesium 27mg 10mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 21mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 177mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.06mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.043mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8.7mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.03mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.636mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.151mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.075mg Banana
Folate 20µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg 0µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
12%
Clementine
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.05g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.