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Jackfruit vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jackfruit and Longan?

  • Jackfruit is richer in Vitamin B1, and Potassium, yet Longan is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 78% higher.
  • Jackfruit has 24 times more Calcium than Longan. Jackfruit has 24mg of Calcium, while Longan has 1mg.

We used Jackfruit, raw and Longans, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +2300%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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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Longan
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.5%
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jackfruit Longan Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 14.04g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 1.31g Jackfruit
Fats 0.64g 0.1g Jackfruit
Carbs 23.25g 15.14g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 60kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g g Longan
Fiber 1.5g 1.1g Jackfruit
Calcium 24mg 1mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.13mg Jackfruit
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 21mg
Potassium 448mg 266mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.13mg 0.05mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.076mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 110IU IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.34mg mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.031mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 0.3mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.329mg mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.034mg mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.026mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg 0.054mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg 0.046mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg 0.013mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.03mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg 0.058mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg 0.012mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Jackfruit Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
15%
Longan
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.195g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.