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Jackfruit vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jackfruit and Lychee different?

  • Jackfruit is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, while Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 64% more than Jackfruit.
  • Jackfruit contains 10 times more Vitamin B1 than Lychee. Jackfruit contains 0.105mg of Vitamin B1, while Lychee contains 0.011mg.
  • Lychee is lower in Sugar.

Jackfruit, raw and Litchis, raw types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Iron +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +94.7%
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% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Iron +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +94.7%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%

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 Lychee
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 Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 15.23g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 0.83g Jackfruit
Fats 0.64g 0.44g Jackfruit
Carbs 23.25g 16.53g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 66kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g 15.23g Lychee
Fiber 1.5g 1.3g Jackfruit
Calcium 24mg 5mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.31mg Lychee
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 448mg 171mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.13mg 0.07mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.076mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 110IU 0IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.07mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lychee
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lychee
Vitamin C 13.7mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.011mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 0.603mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.1mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg 14µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Lychee
Tryptophan 0.034mg 0.007mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg 0.041mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg 0.009mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g 0.099g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.12g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jackfruit 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
19
Jackfruit
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
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
10%
Jackfruit
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.096g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. 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.