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Breadfruit vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Breadfruit and Lychee

  • Breadfruit has more Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Breadfruit.
  • Breadfruit has 10 times more Vitamin B1 than Lychee. While Breadfruit has 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, Lychee has only 0.011mg.
  • Breadfruit has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Breadfruit, raw and Litchis, 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 +74.2%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 31
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 44% 18% 28% 4% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 31

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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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
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 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14

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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
13
Lychee

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
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
2%
Lychee

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Lychee Opinion
Calories 103 66 Breadfruit
Protein 1.07 0.83 Breadfruit
Fats 0.23 0.44 Lychee
Vitamin C 29 71.5 Lychee
Carbs 27.12 16.53 Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.31 Breadfruit
Calcium 17 5 Breadfruit
Potassium 490 171 Breadfruit
Magnesium 25 10 Breadfruit
Sugar 11 15.23 Breadfruit
Fiber 4.9 1.3 Breadfruit
Copper 0.084 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.12 0.07 Breadfruit
Starch
Phosphorus 30 31 Lychee
Sodium 2 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.1 0.07 Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.011 Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.065 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.603 Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457 Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 0.4 Breadfruit
Folate 14 14
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.099 Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066 0.132 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine 0.052 Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064 Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065 Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.01 0.009 Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026 Breadfruit
Valine 0.047 Breadfruit
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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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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