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Banana vs Raisin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Banana and Raisin different?

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, while Raisin is higher in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Raisin covers your daily need of Copper 27% more than Banana.
  • Banana contains 4 times more Folate than Raisin. Banana contains 20µg of Folate, while Raisin contains 5µg.

Bananas, raw and Raisins, seedless 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Banana
1
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7
Raisin
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +623.1%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +359.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 15% 67% 23% 106% 6% 44% 2%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +623.1%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +359.1%

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
5
:
5
Raisin
Contains more Vitamin C +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 4% 2% 0% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 0% 2% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 0% 3% 0% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 0% 9% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Raisin Opinion
Calories 89kcal 299kcal Raisin
Protein 1.09g 3.07g Raisin
Fats 0.33g 0.46g Raisin
Vitamin C 8.7mg 2.3mg Banana
Net carbs 20.24g 75.48g Raisin
Carbs 22.84g 79.18g Raisin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.26mg 1.88mg Raisin
Calcium 5mg 50mg Raisin
Potassium 358mg 749mg Raisin
Magnesium 27mg 32mg Raisin
Sugar 12.23g 59.19g Banana
Fiber 2.6g 3.7g Raisin
Copper 0.078mg 0.318mg Raisin
Zinc 0.15mg 0.22mg Raisin
Starch 5.38g 2.7g Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 101mg Raisin
Sodium 1mg 11mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.12mg Raisin
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.106mg Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.125mg Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.766mg Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.095mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.174mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 3.5µg Raisin
Folate 20µg 5µg Banana
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.058g Raisin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.051g Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.037g Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.05mg Raisin
Threonine 0.028mg 0.077mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.057mg Raisin
Leucine 0.068mg 0.096mg Raisin
Lysine 0.05mg 0.084mg Raisin
Methionine 0.008mg 0.021mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.065mg Raisin
Valine 0.047mg 0.083mg Raisin
Histidine 0.077mg 0.072mg Banana
Fructose 4.85g 29.68g Raisin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Raisin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
12
Raisin
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
41
Raisin

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
18%
Raisin
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
79%
Raisin
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Raisin

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Raisin
Raisin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana
Banana is lower in Sugar (difference - 46.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.