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Custard apple vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Custard apple and Banana?

  • Custard apple is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron, yet Banana is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Custard apple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 12% higher.
  • Custard apple has 6 times more Calcium than Banana. Custard apple has 30mg of Calcium, while Banana has 5mg.

We used Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Bananas, 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 Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Potassium - 358
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Potassium - 358

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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Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin A +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 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 C +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin A +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Custard apple Banana Opinion
Net carbs 22.8g 20.24g Custard apple
Protein 1.7g 1.09g Custard apple
Fats 0.6g 0.33g Custard apple
Carbs 25.2g 22.84g Custard apple
Calories 101kcal 89kcal Custard apple
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Fructose g 4.85g Banana
Sugar g 12.23g Custard apple
Fiber 2.4g 2.6g Banana
Calcium 30mg 5mg Custard apple
Iron 0.71mg 0.26mg Custard apple
Magnesium 18mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 21mg 22mg Banana
Potassium 382mg 358mg Custard apple
Sodium 4mg 1mg Banana
Zinc mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A 33IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin C 19.2mg 8.7mg Custard apple
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.031mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.073mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate µg 20µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.009mg Banana
Threonine mg 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine mg 0.028mg Banana
Leucine mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.037mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine 0.004mg 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine mg 0.077mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.231g 0.112g Banana
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Custard apple 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
15
Custard apple
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard apple
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
10%
Custard apple
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard apple
23%
Banana
Fats
3%
Custard apple
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.