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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 Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
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 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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 15.23g Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 0.83g Breadfruit
Fats 0.23g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 27.12g 16.53g Breadfruit
Calories 103kcal 66kcal Breadfruit
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 11g 15.23g Breadfruit
Fiber 4.9g 1.3g Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 5mg Breadfruit
Iron 0.54mg 0.31mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 25mg 10mg Breadfruit
Phosphorus 30mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 490mg 171mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.07mg Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.011mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.603mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.1mg
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 0.4µg Breadfruit
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine 0.052mg mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.01mg 0.009mg 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 0.099g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit Lychee
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
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

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.

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.