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Fruit leather vs. Banana chips — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fruit leather and Banana chips

  • Fruit leather has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2, while Banana chips has more Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Banana chips covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 142% more than Fruit leather.
  • Fruit leather contains 67 times more Sodium than Banana chips. While Fruit leather contains 403mg of Sodium, Banana chips contain only 6mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Snacks, fruit leather, pieces and Snacks, banana chips.

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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.
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +442.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +226.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +294.7%
Contains more Copper +19.9%
Contains more Manganese +747.8%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 28% 10% 10% 14% 53% 5.2% 57% 24% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 47% 54% 24% 47% 0.78% 20% 68% 203% 8.2%
Contains more Selenium +80%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +442.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +226.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +294.7%
Contains more Copper +19.9%
Contains more Manganese +747.8%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Choline +65.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3.5% 11% 0% 187% 11% 23% 1.9% 19% 69% 3% 0% 7% 46%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 4.8% 0% 21% 21% 3.9% 13% 37% 60% 11% 0% 12% 3.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin A +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Choline +65.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +41.8%
Contains more Water +186%
Contains more Protein +130%
Contains more Fats +1153.7%
Contains more Other +16.7%
3% 83% 12%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 82.82 g
Water: 12.3 g
Other: 1.2 g
2% 34% 58% 4%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 33.6 g
Carbs: 58.4 g
Water: 4.3 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Carbs +41.8%
Contains more Water +186%
Contains more Protein +130%
Contains more Fats +1153.7%
Contains more Other +16.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +31.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +14.5%
24% 55% 21%
Saturated Fat: 0.65 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.48 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
92% 6% 2%
Saturated Fat: 28.97 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.95 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.63 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +31.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +14.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit leather Banana chips Opinion
Net carbs 82.82g 50.7g Fruit leather
Protein 1g 2.3g Banana chips
Fats 2.68g 33.6g Banana chips
Carbs 82.82g 58.4g Fruit leather
Calories 359kcal 519kcal Banana chips
Sugar 57.58g 35.34g Banana chips
Fiber 0g 7.7g Banana chips
Calcium 18mg 18mg
Iron 0.75mg 1.25mg Banana chips
Magnesium 14mg 76mg Banana chips
Phosphorus 24mg 56mg Banana chips
Potassium 164mg 536mg Banana chips
Sodium 403mg 6mg Banana chips
Zinc 0.19mg 0.75mg Banana chips
Copper 0.171mg 0.205mg Banana chips
Manganese 0.184mg 1.56mg Banana chips
Selenium 2.7µg 1.5µg Fruit leather
Vitamin A 58IU 83IU Banana chips
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 4µg Fruit leather
Vitamin E 0.56mg 0.24mg Fruit leather
Vitamin C 56mg 6.3mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.085mg Banana chips
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.017mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.71mg Banana chips
Vitamin B5 0.319mg 0.62mg Banana chips
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.26mg Fruit leather
Folate 4µg 14µg Banana chips
Choline 12.9mg 21.3mg Banana chips
Vitamin K 18.2µg 1.3µg Fruit leather
Tryptophan 0.027mg Banana chips
Threonine 0.076mg Banana chips
Isoleucine 0.074mg Banana chips
Leucine 0.158mg Banana chips
Lysine 0.107mg Banana chips
Methionine 0.024mg Banana chips
Phenylalanine 0.086mg Banana chips
Valine 0.104mg Banana chips
Histidine 0.18mg Banana chips
Saturated Fat 0.65g 28.97g Fruit leather
Monounsaturated Fat 1.48g 1.95g Banana chips
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.63g Banana chips

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit leather Banana chips
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
29%
Fruit leather
15%
Banana chips
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Fruit leather
48%
Banana chips

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 28.32g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana chips
Banana chips is lower in Sugar (difference - 22.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana chips
Banana chips contains less Sodium (difference - 397mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana chips
Banana chips 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Fruit leather - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167540/nutrients
  2. Banana chips - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168849/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.