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Durian vs. Banana — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Durian and Banana

  • Durian has more Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2 than Banana.
  • Durian's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 29% more.
  • Durian contains 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Banana. Durian contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B2, while Banana contains 0.073mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Durian, raw or frozen 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Durian
8
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2
Banana
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Copper +165.4%
Contains more Manganese +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69% 43% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27% 36% 6%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Copper +165.4%
Contains more Manganese +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 27

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.
Durian
5
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7
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.5%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.1%
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% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.5%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Durian
4
:
1
Banana
Contains more Protein +34.9%
Contains more Fats +1515.2%
Contains more Carbs +18.6%
Contains more Other +34.9%
Contains more Water +15.3%
5% 27% 65%
Protein: 1.47 g
Fats: 5.33 g
Carbs: 27.09 g
Water: 64.99 g
Other: 1.12 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 +34.9%
Contains more Fats +1515.2%
Contains more Carbs +18.6%
Contains more Other +34.9%
Contains more Water +15.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Durian Banana Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 20.24g Durian
Protein 1.47g 1.09g Durian
Fats 5.33g 0.33g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 22.84g Durian
Calories 147kcal 89kcal Durian
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Durian
Fiber 3.8g 2.6g Durian
Calcium 6mg 5mg Durian
Iron 0.43mg 0.26mg Durian
Magnesium 30mg 27mg Durian
Phosphorus 39mg 22mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 358mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 1mg Banana
Zinc 0.28mg 0.15mg Durian
Copper 0.207mg 0.078mg Durian
Manganese 0.325mg 0.27mg Durian
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 44IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 19.7mg 8.7mg Durian
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.031mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.073mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.665mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.316mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 36µg 20µg Durian
Choline 9.8mg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg Banana
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 Durian
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
Durian 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
26%
Durian
15%
Banana
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Durian
14%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.