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Gooseberry vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gooseberry and Banana?

  • Gooseberry is higher in Vitamin C, and Fiber, yet Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 22% more.
  • Gooseberry has 3 times more Vitamin C than Banana. While Gooseberry has 27.7mg of Vitamin C, Banana has only 8.7mg.

We used Gooseberries, raw and Bananas, raw types in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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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Banana
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Banana Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 20.24g Banana
Protein 0.88g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.58g 0.33g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 22.84g Banana
Calories 44kcal 89kcal Banana
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Fructose g 4.85g Banana
Sugar g 12.23g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 2.6g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 5mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.26mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 10mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 27mg 22mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 358mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper 0.07mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A 290IU 64IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.1mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin C 27.7mg 8.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.031mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 6µg 20µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Banana
Threonine mg 0.028mg Banana
Isoleucine mg 0.028mg Banana
Leucine mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine mg 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine mg 0.077mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.112g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.032g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.073g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gooseberry Banana
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
Gooseberry
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
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
5%
Gooseberry
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
23%
Banana
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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 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.
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.