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Jujube vs. Banana — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jujube and Banana?

  • Jujube is richer in Vitamin C, yet Banana is richer in Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 67% higher.

We used Jujube, raw and Bananas, raw types in this comparison.

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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.
Jujube
3
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7
Banana
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +221.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25% 11% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27% 36% 6%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +221.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.078

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.
Jujube
2
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10
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +693.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.1%
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% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 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 +693.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Jujube
2
:
3
Banana
Contains more Protein +10.1%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Other +62.7%
Equal in Protein - 1.09
Equal in Water - 74.91
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 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 +10.1%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Other +62.7%
Equal in Protein - 1.09
Equal in Water - 74.91

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jujube Banana Opinion
Net carbs 20.23g 20.24g Banana
Protein 1.2g 1.09g Jujube
Fats 0.2g 0.33g Banana
Carbs 20.23g 22.84g Banana
Calories 79kcal 89kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Jujube
Fiber 2.6g Banana
Calcium 21mg 5mg Jujube
Iron 0.48mg 0.26mg Jujube
Magnesium 10mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 23mg 22mg Jujube
Potassium 250mg 358mg Banana
Sodium 3mg 1mg Banana
Zinc 0.05mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper 0.073mg 0.078mg Banana
Manganese 0.084mg 0.27mg Banana
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 40IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 69mg 8.7mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.665mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 20µg Banana
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 Jujube
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
Jujube 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
22%
Jujube
15%
Banana
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Jujube
14%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.