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Banana vs. Maraschino cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Banana and Maraschino cherry different?

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium, while Maraschino cherry is higher in Copper.
  • Banana covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 28% more than Maraschino cherry.

Bananas, raw and Maraschino cherries, canned, drained types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +1604.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +2150%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Zinc +73.3%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
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 17% 17% 3% 2% 2% 1% 8% 48% 2% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +633.3%
Contains more Potassium +1604.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +2150%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Calcium +980%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Zinc +73.3%
Contains more Copper +83.3%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +518.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7240%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +127.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
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 3% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +518.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7240%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +127.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +395.5%
Contains more Fats +57.1%
Contains more Water +30.8%
Contains more Other +151.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 g
Contains more Protein +395.5%
Contains more Fats +57.1%
Contains more Water +30.8%
Contains more Other +151.5%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.1%
52% 15% 34%
Saturated Fat: 0.112 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.073 g
27% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Banana Maraschino cherry
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Maraschino cherry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 38.77g Maraschino cherry
Protein 1.09g 0.22g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.21g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 41.97g Maraschino cherry
Calories 89kcal 165kcal Maraschino cherry
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g 38.77g Banana
Fiber 2.6g 3.2g Maraschino cherry
Calcium 5mg 54mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.26mg 0.43mg Maraschino cherry
Magnesium 27mg 4mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 3mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 21mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 4mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.26mg Maraschino cherry
Copper 0.078mg 0.143mg Maraschino cherry
Manganese 0.27mg 0.012mg Banana
Selenium 1µg 0.2µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 45IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.05mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 0mg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.004mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.054mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.005mg Banana
Folate 20µg 0µg Banana
Choline 9.8mg 4.3mg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg 1.5µg Maraschino cherry
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 0.039g Maraschino cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.049g Maraschino cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.055g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Maraschino cherry
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
1%
Maraschino cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
10%
Maraschino cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana
Banana is lower in Sugar (difference - 26.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/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.