42points

Banana

31points

Prickly Pear

32points

Sugar Apples

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34 facts in comparison

Banana vs Prickly Pear vs Sugar Apples

Banana
Prickly Pear
Sugar Apples

Why is Banana better than Prickly Pear & Sugar Apples?

Why is Prickly Pear better than Banana & Sugar Apples?

Why is Sugar Apples better than Banana & Prickly Pear?

  • more proteins per 100g
    2.06gvs1.09,0.73g
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    393kJvs371,172kJ
  • more iron content per 100g
    0.6mgvs0.26,0.3mg
  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    94kcalvs89,41kcal
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    23.64gvs22.84,9.57g
  • more sodium per 100g
    9mgvs1,5mg
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    4.4gvs2.6,3.6g
  • more phosphorus per 100g
    32mgvs22,24mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

1.09g

0.73g

2.06g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Tamarind

2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

0mg

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Best

Granny Smith Apple

0mg

3. more lipids per 100g

0.33g

0.51g

0.29g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

California Avocados

15.41g

4. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

371kJ

172kJ

393kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

1000kJ

5. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

89kcal

41kcal

94kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

239kcal

6. higher water content per 100g

74.91g

87.55g

73.23g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Acerola Juice

94.3g

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

22.84g

9.57g

23.64g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Tamarind

62.5g

Minerals

1. more calcium content per 100g

5mg

56mg

24mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

Best

Hibiscus

215mg

2. more iron content per 100g

0.26mg

0.3mg

0.6mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Tamarind

2.8mg

3. more magnesium per 100g

27mg

85mg

21mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Tamarind

92mg

4. more sodium per 100g

1mg

5mg

9mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

Best

Strawberry Guava

37mg

5. more phosphorus per 100g

22mg

24mg

32mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Tamarind

113mg

6. more potassium per 100g

358mg

220mg

247mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Tamarind

628mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

64IU

43IU

6IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

3382IU

2. more vitamin B12 per 100g

0µg

0µg

0µg

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

Best

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

0.08µg

3. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

3µg

2µg

0µg

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

169µg

4. more vitamin C per 100g

8.7mg

14mg

36.3mg

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

Best

Acerola

1677.6mg

5. more retinol per 100g

0µg

0µg

0µg

Retinol (vitamin A1) plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, especially night vision. It is important for the development of skin, bones and teeth.

Best

Yellow Passion Fruit Juice

0µg

6. more niacin per 100g

0.67mg

0.46mg

0.88mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

Best

Groundcherry

2.8mg

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