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Banana vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Banana and Feijoa

  • Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Potassium, however Feijoa has more Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Feijoa is 27% higher.
  • Feijoa has 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Banana. Banana has 0.367mg of Vitamin B6, while Feijoa has 0.067mg.
  • Feijoa is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Bananas, raw and Feijoa, 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
7
:
1
Feijoa
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%

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
:
4
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 4% 2% 0% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 0% 2% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +15%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Feijoa Opinion
Calories 89kcal 61kcal Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.71g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.42g Feijoa
Vitamin C 8.7mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Net carbs 20.24g 8.81g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 15.21g Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Iron 0.26mg 0.14mg Banana
Calcium 5mg 17mg Feijoa
Potassium 358mg 172mg Banana
Magnesium 27mg 9mg Banana
Sugar 12.23g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 2.6g 6.4g Feijoa
Copper 0.078mg 0.036mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.06mg Banana
Starch 5.38g 0g Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 19mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 3mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 6IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.006mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.018mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.295mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.233mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.067mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Folate 20µg 23µg Feijoa
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.104g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.136g Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.007mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg 0.019mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.019mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg 0.028mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.038mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.007mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.019mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg 0.019mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg 0.009mg Banana
Fructose 4.85g 2.95g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Feijoa
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.