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Banana vs. Custard apple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Banana and Custard apple?

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Custard apple is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Custard apple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 12% higher.
  • Banana has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Custard apple. Banana has 0.367mg of Vitamin B6, while Custard apple has 0.221mg.

We used Bananas, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Potassium - 382
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27% 36% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Potassium - 382

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Banana
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 6% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +56%
Contains more Fats +81.8%
Contains more Carbs +10.3%
Contains more Other +20.5%
Equal in Water - 71.5
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
2% 25% 72%
Protein: 1.7 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 25.2 g
Water: 71.5 g
Other: 1 g
Contains more Protein +56%
Contains more Fats +81.8%
Contains more Carbs +10.3%
Contains more Other +20.5%
Equal in Water - 71.5

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.5%
52% 15% 34%
Saturated Fat: 0.112 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.073 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.231 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Banana Custard apple
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 1.09g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.33g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 22.84g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 89kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Custard apple
Fiber 2.6g 2.4g Banana
Calcium 5mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.26mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 27mg 18mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 21mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 1mg 4mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg Banana
Manganese 0.27mg Banana
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 33IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 19.2mg Custard apple
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.5mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.135mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.221mg Banana
Folate 20µg Banana
Choline 9.8mg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.007mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.037mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.004mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg Banana
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.231g Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Custard apple
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Banana
14%
Custard apple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
9%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/nutrients
  2. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.