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Raisin vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Raisin and Banana different?

  • Raisin is richer in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus and Vitamin B1, while Banana is higher in Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.
  • Raisin covers your daily need of Copper 27% more than Banana.
  • Raisin contains 10 times more Calcium than Banana. Raisin contains 50mg of Calcium, while Banana contains 5mg.

Raisins, seedless and Bananas, raw types were used 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
Raisin
7
:
1
Banana
Contains more Iron +623.1%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +359.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 15% 67% 23% 106% 6% 44% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +623.1%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +359.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
Raisin
5
:
5
Banana
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 0% 3% 0% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 0% 9% 4%
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 E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +251.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Folate +300%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Raisin
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
41
Raisin
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 the food
Protein
18%
Raisin
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
79%
Raisin
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Raisin
2%
Banana

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Raisin Banana
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Raisin Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Raisin
Raisin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Banana
Banana contains less Sugars (difference - 46.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Raisin Banana Opinion
Calories 299 89 Raisin
Protein 3.07 1.09 Raisin
Fats 0.46 0.33 Raisin
Vitamin C 2.3 8.7 Banana
Carbs 79.18 22.84 Raisin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.88 0.26 Raisin
Calcium 50 5 Raisin
Potassium 749 358 Raisin
Magnesium 32 27 Raisin
Sugars 59.19 12.23 Banana
Fiber 3.7 2.6 Raisin
Copper 0.318 0.078 Raisin
Zinc 0.22 0.15 Raisin
Starch 2.7 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 101 22 Raisin
Sodium 11 1 Banana
Vitamin A 0 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.12 0.1 Raisin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.106 0.031 Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.125 0.073 Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.766 0.665 Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.095 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0.5 Raisin
Folate 5 20 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.112 Raisin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051 0.032 Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.05 0.009 Raisin
Threonine 0.077 0.028 Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057 0.028 Raisin
Leucine 0.096 0.068 Raisin
Lysine 0.084 0.05 Raisin
Methionine 0.021 0.008 Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.049 Raisin
Valine 0.083 0.047 Raisin
Histidine 0.072 0.077 Banana
Fructose 29.68 4.85 Raisin

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.