Banana vs. Pineapple Juice

Nutrition comparison of Banana and Pineapple Juice


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of banana versus pineapple juice (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in banana and pineapple juice:

  • Banana has more riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Banana is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Banana is an excellent source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of banana and pineapple juice is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Banana (Bananas, raw) and Pineapple Juice (Pineapple juice, canned or bottled, unsweetened, without added ascorbic acid) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Pineapple juice has 40% less calories than banana - pineapple juice has 53 calories per 100 grams and banana has 89 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, banana is similar to pineapple juice for protein, carbs and fat. Banana has a macronutrient ratio of 5:93:3 and for pineapple juice, 3:95:2 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Banana Pineapple Juice
Protein 5% 3%
Carbohydrates 93% 95%
Fat 3% 2%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Pineapple juice has 44% less carbohydrates than banana - pineapple juice has 12.9g of total carbs per 100 grams and banana has 22.8g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Banana is a great source of dietary fiber and it has 12 times more dietary fiber than pineapple juice - pineapple juice has 0.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and banana has 2.6g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of sugar - pineapple juice has 10g of sugar per 100 grams and banana has 12.2g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of protein - pineapple juice has 0.36g of protein per 100 grams and banana has 1.1g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both pineapple juice and banana are low in saturated fat - pineapple juice has 0.01g of saturated fat per 100 grams and banana has 0.11g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - pineapple juice has 10mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and banana has 8.7mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Banana and pineapple juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - banana has 3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pineapple juice does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - pineapple juice has 0.02mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and banana has 0.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - pineapple juice has 0.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and banana has 0.5ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Banana has more riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both banana and pineapple juice contain significant amounts of thiamin and folate.

Banana Pineapple Juice
Thiamin 0.031 MG 0.058 MG
Riboflavin 0.073 MG 0.021 MG
Niacin 0.665 MG 0.199 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.334 MG 0.056 MG
Vitamin B6 0.367 MG 0.1 MG
Folate 20 UG 18 UG

Minerals

calcium

Pineapple juice has 160% more calcium than banana - pineapple juice has 13mg of calcium per 100 grams and banana has 5mg of calcium.

iron

Pineapple juice and banana contain similar amounts of iron - pineapple juice has 0.31mg of iron per 100 grams and banana has 0.26mg of iron.

potassium

Banana is an excellent source of potassium and it has 175% more potassium than pineapple juice - pineapple juice has 130mg of potassium per 100 grams and banana has 358mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Banana Pineapple Juice
beta-carotene 26 UG 3 UG
alpha-carotene 25 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin 22 UG ~

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both banana and pineapple juice contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Banana Pineapple Juice
alpha linoleic acid 0.027 G 0.018 G
Total 0.027 G 0.018 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both banana and pineapple juice contain small amounts of linoleic acid.

Banana Pineapple Juice
linoleic acid 0.046 G 0.024 G
Total 0.046 G 0.024 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Banana (Bananas, raw) and Pineapple Juice (Pineapple juice, canned or bottled, unsweetened, without added ascorbic acid) .

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