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Banana vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Banana and Gooseberry?

  • Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Gooseberry is higher in Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 22% more.
  • Banana has 3 times more Magnesium than Gooseberry. While Banana has 27mg of Magnesium, Gooseberry has only 10mg.

We used Bananas, raw and Gooseberries, raw types in this article.

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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 +170%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
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 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
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 B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%

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 Gooseberry
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 Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 5.88g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.88g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 22.84g 10.18g Banana
Calories 89kcal 44kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Fructose 4.85g g Banana
Sugar 12.23g g Gooseberry
Fiber 2.6g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 5mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.26mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 27mg 10mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 358mg 198mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.07mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.03mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.3mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.286mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.08mg Banana
Folate 20µg 6µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg 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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Gooseberry
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
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
10
Gooseberry

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%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
2%
Banana
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.