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Breadfruit vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Breadfruit and Currant

  • Breadfruit has more Vitamin B5, Potassium and Vitamin B1, however Currant is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron and Manganese.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 13% more than Breadfruit.
  • Breadfruit has 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Currant. While Breadfruit has 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, Currant has only 0.1mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Breadfruit, raw and Currants, red and white, 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
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Contains more Potassium +78.2%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Iron +85.2%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 44% 18% 28% 4% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Potassium +78.2%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Iron +85.2%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +614.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +614.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Breadfruit
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
18
Currant

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 the food
Protein
6%
Breadfruit
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
1%
Currant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Breadfruit Currant
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 3.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Breadfruit Currant Opinion
Calories 103 56 Breadfruit
Protein 1.07 1.4 Currant
Fats 0.23 0.2 Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29 41 Currant
Carbs 27.12 13.8 Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 1 Currant
Calcium 17 33 Currant
Potassium 490 275 Breadfruit
Magnesium 25 13 Breadfruit
Sugars 11 7.37 Currant
Fiber 4.9 4.3 Breadfruit
Copper 0.084 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.12 0.23 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 30 44 Currant
Sodium 2 1 Currant
Vitamin A 0 42 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 0.1
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.04 Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.05 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.1 Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457 0.064 Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.07 Breadfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 11 Currant
Folate 14 8 Breadfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.017 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.028 Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.052 Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064 Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065 Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037 Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01 Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026 Breadfruit
Valine 0.047 Breadfruit
Histidine
Fructose 3.53 Currant

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/nutrients
  2. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.