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Jackfruit vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jackfruit and Banana

  • Jackfruit has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C, however Banana has more Manganese.
  • Banana has 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Jackfruit. Jackfruit has 0.105mg of Vitamin B1, while Banana has 0.031mg.
  • Banana is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Jackfruit, raw and Bananas, 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 +380%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Equal in Phosphorus - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.078

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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Banana
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%

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.
Jackfruit Banana
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jackfruit Banana Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 20.24g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 1.09g Jackfruit
Fats 0.64g 0.33g Jackfruit
Carbs 23.25g 22.84g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 89kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g 5.38g Banana
Fructose 9.19g 4.85g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g 12.23g Banana
Fiber 1.5g 2.6g Banana
Calcium 24mg 5mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.26mg Banana
Magnesium 29mg 27mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 22mg Banana
Potassium 448mg 358mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 1mg Banana
Zinc 0.13mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper 0.076mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A 110IU 64IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.1mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin C 13.7mg 8.7mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.031mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 0.665mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate 24µg 20µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.034mg 0.009mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg 0.028mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.028mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg 0.068mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg 0.05mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg 0.008mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.049mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg 0.047mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg 0.077mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g 0.112g Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.032g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.073g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jackfruit Banana
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
19
Jackfruit
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
13
Banana

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
10%
Jackfruit
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
23%
Banana
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
2%
Banana

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana
Banana is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/nutrients
  2. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.