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Banana vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Banana and Jackfruit

  • Banana has more Manganese, however Jackfruit has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C.
  • Jackfruit has 2 times less Fiber than Banana. Banana has 2.6g of Fiber, while Jackfruit has 1.5g.
  • Banana is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Bananas, raw and Jackfruit, raw.

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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 Iron +13%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 29
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.076
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 29
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.076

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +20%

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 Jackfruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 1.09g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.33g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 22.84g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 89kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch 5.38g 1.47g Banana
Fructose 4.85g 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 12.23g 19.08g Banana
Fiber 2.6g 1.5g Banana
Calcium 5mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.26mg 0.23mg Banana
Magnesium 27mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 22mg 21mg Banana
Potassium 358mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 1mg 2mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg 0.13mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg 0.076mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 110IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 13.7mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.055mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.334mg 0.235mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg 0.329mg Banana
Folate 20µg 24µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.028mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.068mg 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.05mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.008mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.047mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.077mg 0.034mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g 0.195g Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.094g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Jackfruit
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
14
Jackfruit

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
2%
Banana
3%
Jackfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana
Banana is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.