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Feijoa vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Feijoa and Banana

  • Feijoa has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Feijoa is 27% higher.
  • Banana has 2 times less Fiber than Feijoa. Feijoa has 6.4g of Fiber, while Banana has 2.6g.
  • Feijoa is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Feijoa, raw 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
Feijoa
1
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7
Banana
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Feijoa
4
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7
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
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 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Banana Opinion
Calories 61kcal 89kcal Banana
Protein 0.71g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.42g 0.33g Feijoa
Vitamin C 32.9mg 8.7mg Feijoa
Net carbs 8.81g 20.24g Banana
Carbs 15.21g 22.84g Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Iron 0.14mg 0.26mg Banana
Calcium 17mg 5mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 358mg Banana
Magnesium 9mg 27mg Banana
Sugar 8.2g 12.23g Feijoa
Fiber 6.4g 2.6g Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg 0.078mg Banana
Zinc 0.06mg 0.15mg Banana
Starch 0g 5.38g Banana
Phosphorus 19mg 22mg Banana
Sodium 3mg 1mg Banana
Vitamin A 6IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.1mg Feijoa
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.367mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.5µg Feijoa
Folate 23µg 20µg Feijoa
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.112g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.032g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.073g Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.009mg Banana
Threonine 0.019mg 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.028mg Banana
Leucine 0.028mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.038mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine 0.007mg 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine 0.019mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine 0.009mg 0.077mg Banana
Fructose 2.95g 4.85g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Feijoa Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Feijoa
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Feijoa
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.