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Blueberry vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Blueberry and Banana

  • Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K, while Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Banana covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 24% more than Blueberry.
  • Blueberry has 39 times more Vitamin K than Banana. Blueberry has 19.3µg of Vitamin K, while Banana has 0.5µg.
  • Blueberry is lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Blueberries, raw and Bananas, 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
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +364.9%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.26
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +364.9%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.26
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.15

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
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6
Banana
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3760%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +605.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3760%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +605.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%

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.
Blueberry Banana
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 Blueberry Banana Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 20.24g Banana
Protein 0.74g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.33g
Carbs 14.49g 22.84g Banana
Calories 57kcal 89kcal Banana
Starch 0.03g 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.97g 4.85g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 12.23g Blueberry
Fiber 2.4g 2.6g Banana
Calcium 6mg 5mg Blueberry
Iron 0.28mg 0.26mg Blueberry
Magnesium 6mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 12mg 22mg Banana
Potassium 77mg 358mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.15mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A 54IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.1mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.7mg 8.7mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 6µg 20µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.3µg 0.5µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.009mg Banana
Threonine 0.02mg 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.028mg Banana
Leucine 0.044mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.013mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine 0.012mg 0.008mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine 0.031mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine 0.011mg 0.077mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.112g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.032g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.073g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blueberry Banana
Low Fats diet Equal
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
12
Blueberry
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
7
Blueberry
13
Banana

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
4%
Blueberry
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Blueberry
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients
  2. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.