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Breadfruit vs. Roselle — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Breadfruit and Roselle

  • Breadfruit has more Vitamin C, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however, Roselle is richer in Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Roselle covers your daily Calcium needs 20% more than Breadfruit.
  • Roselle has 10 times less Vitamin B1 than Breadfruit. Breadfruit has 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, while Roselle has 0.011mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Breadfruit, raw and Roselle, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +1164.7%
Contains more Iron +174.1%
Contains more Magnesium +104%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
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 65% 56% 37% 16% 19% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +1164.7%
Contains more Iron +174.1%
Contains more Magnesium +104%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028
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 18% 0% 0% 40% 3% 7% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +11.5%
Contains more Carbs +139.8%
Contains more Other +82.4%
Contains more Fats +178.3%
Contains more Water +22.5%
27% 71%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 27.12 g
Water: 70.65 g
Other: 0.93 g
11% 87%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 11.31 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +11.5%
Contains more Carbs +139.8%
Contains more Other +82.4%
Contains more Fats +178.3%
Contains more Water +22.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Breadfruit Roselle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Roselle Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 11.31g Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 0.96g Breadfruit
Fats 0.23g 0.64g Roselle
Carbs 27.12g 11.31g Breadfruit
Calories 103kcal 49kcal Breadfruit
Sugar 11g Roselle
Fiber 4.9g Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 215mg Roselle
Iron 0.54mg 1.48mg Roselle
Magnesium 25mg 51mg Roselle
Phosphorus 30mg 37mg Roselle
Potassium 490mg 208mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 6mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg Breadfruit
Manganese 0.06mg Breadfruit
Selenium 0.6µg Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 287IU Roselle
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 14µg Roselle
Vitamin E 0.1mg Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29mg 12mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.011mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.028mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.31mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg Breadfruit
Folate 14µg Breadfruit
Choline 9.8mg Breadfruit
Vitamin K 0.5µg 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 Roselle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g Breadfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit Roselle
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
6%
Roselle
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Breadfruit
19%
Roselle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Sugar (difference - 11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. Roselle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168170/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.