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Cherry vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cherry and Banana

  • Cherry has more Vitamin A, while Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Banana covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 25% more than Cherry.
  • Cherry contains 21 times more Vitamin A than Banana. While Cherry contains 64µg of Vitamin A, Banana contains only 3µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Cherry is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cherries, sour, red, 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
Cherry
3
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5
Banana
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +106.9%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Cherry
3
:
7
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1904.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +320%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +734.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1904.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +320%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +734.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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.
Cherry Banana
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Banana Opinion
Calories 50kcal 89kcal Banana
Protein 1g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.3g 0.33g Banana
Vitamin C 10mg 8.7mg Cherry
Net carbs 10.58g 20.24g Banana
Carbs 12.18g 22.84g Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.32mg 0.26mg Cherry
Calcium 16mg 5mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 358mg Banana
Magnesium 9mg 27mg Banana
Sugar 8.49g 12.23g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 2.6g Banana
Copper 0.104mg 0.078mg Cherry
Zinc 0.1mg 0.15mg Banana
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Phosphorus 15mg 22mg Banana
Sodium 3mg 1mg Banana
Vitamin A 1283IU 64IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.367mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0.5µg Cherry
Folate 8µg 20µg Banana
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.112g Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.032g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.073g Cherry
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Banana
Threonine mg 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine mg 0.028mg Banana
Leucine mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine mg 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine mg 0.077mg Banana
Fructose 3.51g 4.85g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry Banana
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
14
Cherry
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
23%
Banana
Fats
1%
Cherry
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.