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Lychee vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lychee and Jackfruit different?

  • Lychee is richer in Vitamin C, and Copper, while Jackfruit is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 64% more than Jackfruit.
  • Lychee contains 2 times more Copper than Jackfruit. Lychee contains 0.148mg of Copper, while Jackfruit contains 0.076mg.
  • Lychee is lower in Sugar.

Litchis, raw and Jackfruit, 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 Iron +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +94.7%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains more Iron +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +94.7%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%

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
Lychee
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Contains more Vitamin C +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
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%
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 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
2%
Lychee
3%
Jackfruit

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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients
  2. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.