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Banana vs. Jujube — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Banana and Jujube?

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Jujube is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 67% higher.
  • Banana has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Jujube. Banana has 0.367mg of Vitamin B6, while Jujube has 0.081mg.

We used Bananas, raw and Jujube, 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.
Banana
7
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3
Jujube
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +221.4%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.073
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 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25% 11% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +221.4%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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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2
Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +693.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
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 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +693.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Banana
3
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2
Jujube
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Other +62.7%
Contains more Protein +10.1%
Equal in Water - 77.86
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Other +62.7%
Contains more Protein +10.1%
Equal in Water - 77.86

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 20.23g Banana
Protein 1.09g 1.2g Jujube
Fats 0.33g 0.2g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 20.23g Banana
Calories 89kcal 79kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Jujube
Fiber 2.6g Banana
Calcium 5mg 21mg Jujube
Iron 0.26mg 0.48mg Jujube
Magnesium 27mg 10mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 23mg Jujube
Potassium 358mg 250mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 3mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.05mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.073mg Banana
Manganese 0.27mg 0.084mg Banana
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 40IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.02mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.04mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.081mg Banana
Folate 20µg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg Banana
Saturated Fat 0.112g Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Banana Jujube
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
16%
Banana
24%
Jujube
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
10%
Jujube

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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

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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.