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Breadfruit vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Breadfruit and Lemon different?

  • Breadfruit is higher in Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Copper, however Lemon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 27% higher.
  • Breadfruit contains 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Lemon. While Breadfruit contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, Lemon contains only 0.1mg.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

Breadfruit, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel 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 Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +255.1%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +127%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Sodium - 2
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% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +255.1%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +127%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%
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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 6.52g Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.23g 0.3g Lemon
Carbs 27.12g 9.32g Breadfruit
Calories 103kcal 29kcal Breadfruit
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 11g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 4.9g 2.8g Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.54mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 25mg 8mg Breadfruit
Phosphorus 30mg 16mg Breadfruit
Potassium 490mg 138mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.06mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.037mg Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.04mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.1mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg 0.19mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.08mg Breadfruit
Folate 14µg 11µg Breadfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 0µg Breadfruit
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.052mg mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg mg Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01mg mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg mg Breadfruit
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.039g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.011g Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit Lemon
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
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
9
Lemon

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.