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Pomelo vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pomelo and Banana

  • Pomelo has more Vitamin C, however Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Pomelo covers your daily Vitamin C needs 58% more than Banana.

Food varieties used in this article are Pummelo, 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
Pomelo
0
:
7
Banana
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +65.7%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +65.7%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
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
Pomelo
2
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9
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +601.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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 +601.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Banana Opinion
Calories 38kcal 89kcal Banana
Protein 0.76g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.04g 0.33g Banana
Vitamin C 61mg 8.7mg Pomelo
Net carbs 8.62g 20.24g Banana
Carbs 9.62g 22.84g Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Iron 0.11mg 0.26mg Banana
Calcium 4mg 5mg Banana
Potassium 216mg 358mg Banana
Magnesium 6mg 27mg Banana
Sugar g 12.23g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 2.6g Banana
Copper 0.048mg 0.078mg Banana
Zinc 0.08mg 0.15mg Banana
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Phosphorus 17mg 22mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 8IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.031mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.367mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
Folate µg 20µg Banana
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.112g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.073g 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
Fructose g 4.85g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pomelo 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
19
Pomelo
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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%
Pomelo
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
23%
Banana
Fats
0%
Pomelo
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
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 contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.