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Banana vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Banana and Pomelo

  • Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Fiber, however Pomelo is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Pomelo covers your daily Vitamin C needs 58% more than Banana.
  • Pomelo contains 16 times less Manganese than Banana. Banana contains 0.27mg of Manganese, while Pomelo contains 0.017mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bananas, raw and Pummelo, 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
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0
Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
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 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +65.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
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
9
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2
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +601.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +601.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 8.62g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.76g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.04g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 9.62g Banana
Calories 89kcal 38kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Fructose 4.85g g Banana
Sugar 12.23g g Pomelo
Fiber 2.6g 1g Banana
Calcium 5mg 4mg Banana
Iron 0.26mg 0.11mg Banana
Magnesium 27mg 6mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 17mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 216mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.08mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.048mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 8IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Banana
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.034mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.027mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.22mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.036mg Banana
Folate 20µg µg 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 g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Pomelo
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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
10%
Pomelo
Fats
2%
Banana
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.