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Banana vs Mulberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Banana and Mulberry

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, while Mulberry is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E .
  • Mulberry covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Banana.
  • Banana has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Mulberry. Banana has 0.367mg of Vitamin B6, while Mulberry has 0.05mg.
  • Mulberry is lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bananas, raw and Mulberries, 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
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Calcium +680%
Contains more Iron +611.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Calcium +680%
Contains more Iron +611.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +634%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +770%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1460%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62
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 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +634%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +770%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1460%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Mulberry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 8.1g Banana
Protein 1.09g 1.44g Mulberry
Fats 0.33g 0.39g Mulberry
Carbs 22.84g 9.8g Banana
Calories 89kcal 43kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Fructose 4.85g g Banana
Sugar 12.23g 8.1g Mulberry
Fiber 2.6g 1.7g Banana
Calcium 5mg 39mg Mulberry
Iron 0.26mg 1.85mg Mulberry
Magnesium 27mg 18mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 38mg Mulberry
Potassium 358mg 194mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 10mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.06mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 25IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.87mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8.7mg 36.4mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.029mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.101mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.62mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.05mg Banana
Folate 20µg 6µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 7.8µg Mulberry
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 0.027g Mulberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.041g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.207g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Banana Mulberry
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
18
Mulberry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
19
Mulberry

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
9%
Mulberry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
10%
Mulberry
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Mulberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.