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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
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5
Banana
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 358
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 358
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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8
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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 +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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
10%
Custard-apple
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard-apple
23%
Banana
Fats
3%
Custard-apple
2%
Banana

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Custard-apple Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Custard-apple Banana Opinion
Calories 101 89 Custard-apple
Protein 1.7 1.09 Custard-apple
Fats 0.6 0.33 Custard-apple
Vitamin C 19.2 8.7 Custard-apple
Carbs 25.2 22.84 Custard-apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 0.71 0.26 Custard-apple
Calcium 30 5 Custard-apple
Potassium 382 358 Custard-apple
Magnesium 18 27 Banana
Sugars 12.23 Custard-apple
Fiber 2.4 2.6 Banana
Copper 0.078 Banana
Zinc 0.15 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 21 22 Banana
Sodium 4 1 Banana
Vitamin A 33 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.031 Custard-apple
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.073 Custard-apple
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.221 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folate 20 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.231 0.112 Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.007 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.037 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.004 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.077 Banana
Fructose 4.85 Banana

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 of 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.