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Breadfruit vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Breadfruit and Jackfruit

  • Breadfruit has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Jackfruit is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Jackfruit covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 18% more than Breadfruit.
  • Breadfruit has 3 times more Fiber than Jackfruit. While Breadfruit has 4.9g of Fiber, Jackfruit has only 1.5g.
  • Breadfruit has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Breadfruit, 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 +134.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
Equal in Copper - 0.076
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Zinc - 0.13
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.105
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.92
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 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 C +111.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.105
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.92

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 21.75g Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.23g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 27.12g 23.25g Breadfruit
Calories 103kcal 95kcal Breadfruit
Starch g 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose g 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 11g 19.08g Breadfruit
Fiber 4.9g 1.5g Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.54mg 0.23mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 25mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 30mg 21mg Breadfruit
Potassium 490mg 448mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.13mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.076mg Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 110IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0µg µg Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29mg 13.7mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.105mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg 0.235mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 14µg 24µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg Breadfruit
Tryptophan mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.052mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.065mg 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.037mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.01mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.047mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.195g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.094g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Breadfruit 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
18
Breadfruit
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
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
6%
Breadfruit
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
3%
Jackfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.147g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.