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Chokecherries vs. Banana — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chokecherries and Banana different?

  • Chokecherries are higher in Fiber, and Vitamin K, however, Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Chokecherries is 58% higher.
  • Chokecherries contain 59 times more Vitamin K than Banana. While Chokecherries contain 29.3µg of Vitamin K, Banana contains only 0.5µg.
  • Banana has less Sugar.

Chokecherries, raw, pitted (Shoshone Bannock) and Bananas, raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Manganese +40.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 15% 15% 20% 28% 1% 6% 23% 26% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27% 36% 6%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Manganese +40.6%

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.
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Banana
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin K +5760%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.665
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.334
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 15% 0% 3% 8% 14% 13% 20% 45% 8% 0% 0% 74%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin K +5760%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.665
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.334

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +165.1%
Contains more Fats +197%
Contains more Carbs +48.3%
Contains more Water +21.8%
Contains more Other +10.7%
3% 34% 62%
Protein: 2.89 g
Fats: 0.98 g
Carbs: 33.88 g
Water: 61.5 g
Other: 0.75 g
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 g
Contains more Protein +165.1%
Contains more Fats +197%
Contains more Carbs +48.3%
Contains more Water +21.8%
Contains more Other +10.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +77.7%
Contains more Fructose +10.9%
Contains more Starch +518.4%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Equal in Fructose - 4.85
6% 59% 36%
Starch: 0.87 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 8.85 g
Fructose: 5.38 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
31% 14% 28% 28%
Starch: 5.38 g
Sucrose: 2.39 g
Glucose: 4.98 g
Fructose: 4.85 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.01 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +77.7%
Contains more Fructose +10.9%
Contains more Starch +518.4%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Equal in Fructose - 4.85

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chokecherries Banana
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chokecherries Banana Opinion
Net carbs 16.88g 20.24g Banana
Protein 2.89g 1.09g Chokecherries
Fats 0.98g 0.33g Chokecherries
Carbs 33.88g 22.84g Chokecherries
Calories 156kcal 89kcal Chokecherries
Starch 0.87g 5.38g Banana
Fructose 5.38g 4.85g Chokecherries
Sugar 14.22g 12.23g Banana
Fiber 17g 2.6g Chokecherries
Calcium 40mg 5mg Chokecherries
Iron 0.4mg 0.26mg Chokecherries
Magnesium 21mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 45mg 22mg Chokecherries
Potassium 309mg 358mg Banana
Sodium 2mg 1mg Banana
Zinc 0.19mg 0.15mg Chokecherries
Copper 0.068mg 0.078mg Banana
Manganese 0.192mg 0.27mg Banana
Selenium 1.7µg 1µg Chokecherries
Vitamin A 43IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.1mg Chokecherries
Vitamin C 0.7mg 8.7mg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.672mg 0.665mg Chokecherries
Vitamin B5 0.33mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.193mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 10µg 20µg Banana
Choline 9.8mg Banana
Vitamin K 29.3µg 0.5µg Chokecherries
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 Chokecherries
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
Chokecherries Banana
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%
Chokecherries
15%
Banana
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Chokecherries
14%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chokecherries
Chokecherries is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chokecherries
Chokecherries is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chokecherries
Chokecherries is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Chokecherries
Chokecherries is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana
Banana is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Chokecherries - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168058/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.