Banana Shake Vs Mango Shake: Which One Is Healthier And Why?
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The summer season is best known for shakes, juices and various other beverages. Generally, different types of drinks are prepared from the seasonal summer fruits, for instance, watermelon, mango, jamun, jackfruit etc. However, out of all the choices, banana and mango shakes are everyone's favourite. Both of these are highly beneficial and can help in reducing excess weight with its fibrous rich content. But are you aware of the calorie in these two drinks? Read this article to know the calorific count of these shakes.

Mango: The king of fruits, mango, is a favourite summer fruit. Apart from potassium and folate, it is packed with the benefits of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C.

Nutrients present in 165 grams of chopped mango

  • Calories: 99 
  • Protein: 1.4 grams 
  • Fat: 0.6 g

  • Carbohydrates: 24.7 grams
  • Sugar: 22.5 grams
  • Fibre: 2.64 grams

Benefits of mango

Mangoes contain antioxidants and immunity-boosting nutrients, which protect your cells from free radical damage and keep you healthy. A 2014 Japanese study suggests that eating mangoes may reduce the risk of colon cancer too. In addition, it is suitable for your heart health, skin and hair condition.

Banana: It is an evergreen fruit rich in fibre, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Banana is consumed in both raw and cooked forms. Apart from this, in some parts of India, banana peel is also used to prepare various dishes.

Nutrients present in 100 grams of chopped banana

  • Calories: 89 
  • Protein: 1.1 grams 
  • Carbs: 22.8 grams 

  • Sugar: 12.2 grams
  • Fibre: 2.6 grams
  • Fat: 0.3 g

Benefits of banana

Banana is considered an excellent fruit to combat diarrhoea or constipation; it contains fibre, making the stool smooth and clears the stomach efficiently. It is also beneficial for your gut bacteria. Bananas are also high in the potassium content, a mineral that aids in heart health and relieves blood pressure. 

Calories in Mango Shake and Banana Shake  

Usually, a glass of mango shake contains 170 calories, and when we add extra sugar to it, the calorie count reaches up to 250. Whereas a glass of Banana Shake contains only 150 calories, and with added sugar, it turns out to be 220. Both fruits are naturally sweet, so even if you don't add sugar, they will still taste good. Both are incredibly healthy and nutritious fruits and should be a part of your diet.

How to make your shake healthy?

Try these tips to make your shake healthy:

  1. Use skimmed milk
  2. Use honey instead of sugar 
  3. Add some nuts and seeds in it


In the article above, we discussed the calories and benefits of both mango and banana Shake. Now you can choose these drinks according to your need. Also, you can adopt the mentioned methods to make them healthier.

(Nutritional information provided by Dr Anuja Gaur, Dietician at Aakash Health Super Speciality Hospital, Dwarka, Delhi)