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Cranberry vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cranberry and Banana

  • Cranberry is richer than Banana in Vitamin C.
  • Cranberry covers your daily Vitamin C needs 14% more than Banana.
  • Cranberry has 5 times more Calcium than Banana. Cranberry has 26mg of Calcium, while Banana has 5mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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 +420%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +420%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22

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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9
Banana
Contains more Vitamin A +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.073
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 A +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.073

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Banana Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 20.24g Banana
Protein 0.4g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.5g 0.33g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 22.84g Banana
Calories 55kcal 89kcal Banana
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Fructose g 4.85g Banana
Sugar g 12.23g Cranberry
Fiber g 2.6g Banana
Calcium 26mg 5mg Cranberry
Iron 0.4mg 0.26mg Cranberry
Magnesium mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 21mg 22mg Banana
Potassium mg 358mg Banana
Sodium mg 1mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A 90IU 64IU Cranberry
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin C 21mg 8.7mg Cranberry
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.073mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate µg 20µg Banana
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
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
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.112g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Banana
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
9
Cranberry
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
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
2%
Cranberry
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Cranberry
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.