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Banana vs Strawberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Banana and Strawberry?

  • Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Potassium, yet Strawberry is richer in Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Strawberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 56% higher.
  • Banana has 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Strawberry. Banana has 0.367mg of Vitamin B6, while Strawberry has 0.047mg.
  • Strawberry contains less Sugar.

We used Bananas, raw and Strawberries, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +134%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +134%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.14

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 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +680.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin C +575.9%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +340%
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% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +680.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin C +575.9%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +340%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Strawberry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 5.68g Banana
Protein 1.09g 0.67g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.3g Banana
Carbs 22.84g 7.68g Banana
Calories 89kcal 32kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g 0.04g Banana
Fructose 4.85g 2.44g Banana
Sugar 12.23g 4.89g Strawberry
Fiber 2.6g 2g Banana
Calcium 5mg 16mg Strawberry
Iron 0.26mg 0.41mg Strawberry
Magnesium 27mg 13mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 24mg Strawberry
Potassium 358mg 153mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.14mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.048mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 12IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.29mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8.7mg 58.8mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.024mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.022mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.386mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.125mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.047mg Banana
Folate 20µg 24µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 2.2µg Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.008mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg 0.02mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.016mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg 0.034mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.026mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.002mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.019mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg 0.019mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg 0.012mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.015g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.043g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.155g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Strawberry
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
22
Strawberry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
9
Strawberry

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
4%
Strawberry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
8%
Strawberry
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Strawberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)
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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.