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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Durian
7
:
1
Banana
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +165.4%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 39% 22% 69% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +165.4%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.3%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Durian
5
:
6
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 3% 0% 0% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 0% 0% 27%
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 +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 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
28
Durian
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
23%
Banana
Fats
25%
Durian
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.
Durian Banana
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Durian 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?
Durian
Durian contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Durian Banana Opinion
Calories 147 89 Durian
Protein 1.47 1.09 Durian
Fats 5.33 0.33 Durian
Vitamin C 19.7 8.7 Durian
Carbs 27.09 22.84 Durian
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 0.43 0.26 Durian
Calcium 6 5 Durian
Potassium 436 358 Durian
Magnesium 30 27 Durian
Sugars 12.23 Durian
Fiber 3.8 2.6 Durian
Copper 0.207 0.078 Durian
Zinc 0.28 0.15 Durian
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 39 22 Durian
Sodium 2 1 Banana
Vitamin A 44 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.374 0.031 Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.073 Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074 0.665 Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.316 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folate 36 20 Durian
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 Durian
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.05 Banana
Methionine 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.