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Banana vs Breadfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Banana and Breadfruit different?

  • Banana is higher in Vitamin B6, and Manganese, however Breadfruit is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Breadfruit is 23% higher.
  • Banana contains 5 times more Manganese than Breadfruit. While Banana contains 0.27mg of Manganese, Breadfruit contains only 0.06mg.

Bananas, raw and Breadfruit, raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +107.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.084
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 44% 18% 28% 4% 13% 1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +107.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.084

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
Banana
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +267%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.5
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 0% 2% 0% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +267%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Breadfruit Opinion
Calories 89kcal 103kcal Breadfruit
Protein 1.09g 1.07g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.23g Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 29mg Breadfruit
Net carbs 20.24g 22.22g Breadfruit
Carbs 22.84g 27.12g Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.26mg 0.54mg Breadfruit
Calcium 5mg 17mg Breadfruit
Potassium 358mg 490mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 27mg 25mg Banana
Sugar 12.23g 11g Breadfruit
Fiber 2.6g 4.9g Breadfruit
Copper 0.078mg 0.084mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 30mg Breadfruit
Sodium 1mg 2mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.11mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.03mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.9mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.457mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 0.5µg
Folate 20µg 14µg Banana
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.048g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.034g Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.066g Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.068mg 0.065mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.037mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.01mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.026mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg 0.047mg
Histidine 0.077mg mg Banana
Fructose 4.85g g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Breadfruit
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
16
Banana
18
Breadfruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
16
Breadfruit

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
7%
Banana
6%
Breadfruit
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
27%
Breadfruit
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Breadfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/nutrients
  2. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.