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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" charts 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 Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28% 8% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13% 4% 3%
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 Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +50%
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" charts 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 Choline +92.2%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 0% 6% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 3% 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 Choline +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +191%
Contains more Other +210%
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Water +25.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.1
27% 71%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 27.12 g
Water: 70.65 g
Other: 0.93 g
9% 89%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 9.32 g
Water: 88.98 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Carbs +191%
Contains more Other +210%
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Water +25.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +209.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.8%
32% 23% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.066 g
28% 8% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +209.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 0.06mg 0.03mg Breadfruit
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Lemon
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Lemon
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
Choline 9.8mg 5.1mg Breadfruit
Vitamin K 0.5µg 0µg Breadfruit
Threonine 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg Breadfruit
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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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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Breadfruit
18%
Lemon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Breadfruit
8%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.