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Banana vs. Purple mangosteen — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Banana and Purple mangosteen?

  • Banana is richer than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 27% more.
  • Banana has 10 times more Vitamin B5 than Purple mangosteen. While Banana has 0.334mg of Vitamin B5, Purple mangosteen has only 0.032mg.

We used Bananas, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Potassium +645.8%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Manganese +164.7%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
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 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24% 14% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Potassium +645.8%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Manganese +164.7%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +943.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1938.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%
Contains more Folate +55%
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% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +943.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1938.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%
Contains more Folate +55%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +165.9%
Contains more Carbs +27.5%
Contains more Other +418.8%
Contains more Fats +75.8%
Equal in Water - 80.94
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
18% 81%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 17.91 g
Water: 80.94 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Protein +165.9%
Contains more Carbs +27.5%
Contains more Other +418.8%
Contains more Fats +75.8%
Equal in Water - 80.94

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 16.11g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.41g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 22.84g 17.91g Banana
Calories 89kcal 73kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 2.6g 1.8g Banana
Calcium 5mg 12mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.26mg 0.3mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 27mg 13mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 8mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 48mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 7mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.078mg 0.069mg Banana
Manganese 0.27mg 0.102mg Banana
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 35IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 2.9mg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.054mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.286mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.032mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.018mg Banana
Folate 20µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Choline 9.8mg 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 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Purple mangosteen
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
6%
Purple mangosteen
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
7%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $4.8)
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.