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Banana vs. Rambutan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Banana and Rambutan

  • Banana is higher than Rambutan in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 27% higher.
  • Banana has 19 times more Vitamin B5 than Rambutan. While Banana has 0.334mg of Vitamin B5, Rambutan has only 0.018mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bananas, raw and Rambutan, canned, syrup pack.

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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 +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +752.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +34.6%
Contains more Manganese +27%
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 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22% 45% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +752.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +34.6%
Contains more Manganese +27%

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
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +2033.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1735%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.3%
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 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2033.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1735%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Fats +57.1%
Contains more Other +260.9%
Equal in Carbs - 20.87
Equal in Water - 78.04
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
21% 78%
Protein: 0.65 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 20.87 g
Water: 78.04 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Fats +57.1%
Contains more Other +260.9%
Equal in Carbs - 20.87
Equal in Water - 78.04

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Banana Rambutan
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 Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 19.97g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.65g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.21g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 20.87g Banana
Calories 89kcal 82kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Rambutan
Fiber 2.6g 0.9g Banana
Calcium 5mg 22mg Rambutan
Iron 0.26mg 0.35mg Rambutan
Magnesium 27mg 7mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 9mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 42mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 11mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.08mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.066mg Banana
Manganese 0.27mg 0.343mg Rambutan
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 3IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 4.9mg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.013mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.022mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.018mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.02mg Banana
Folate 20µg 8µg Banana
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 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Rambutan
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
5%
Rambutan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
10%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
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 - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.