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Lychee vs Breadfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Breadfruit

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Breadfruit is higher in Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Breadfruit.
  • Lychee has 2 times more Copper than Breadfruit. While Lychee has 0.148mg of Copper, Breadfruit has only 0.084mg.
  • Breadfruit has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Breadfruit, 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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +76.2%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 30

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
Lychee
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Contains more Vitamin C +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
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% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
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.
Lychee Breadfruit
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 Lychee Breadfruit Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 22.22g Breadfruit
Protein 0.83g 1.07g Breadfruit
Fats 0.44g 0.23g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 27.12g Breadfruit
Calories 66kcal 103kcal Breadfruit
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g 11g Breadfruit
Fiber 1.3g 4.9g Breadfruit
Calcium 5mg 17mg Breadfruit
Iron 0.31mg 0.54mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 10mg 25mg Breadfruit
Phosphorus 31mg 30mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 490mg Breadfruit
Sodium 1mg 2mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.12mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.148mg 0.084mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.1mg Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 29mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.11mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.03mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.9mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 mg 0.457mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.1mg
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.5µg Breadfruit
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine mg 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine mg 0.065mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.041mg 0.037mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.01mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Breadfruit
Valine mg 0.047mg Breadfruit
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.048g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.034g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.066g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Breadfruit
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
25
Lychee
18
Breadfruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
16
Breadfruit

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
5%
Lychee
6%
Breadfruit
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
27%
Breadfruit
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Breadfruit

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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients
  2. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.