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Longan vs Breadfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Longan and Breadfruit

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper and Vitamin B2, while Breadfruit has more Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B1 and Iron.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% higher.
  • Breadfruit contains 5 times less Vitamin B2 than Longan. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Breadfruit contains 0.03mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Longans, 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
Longan
2
:
Contains more Copper +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +315.4%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Potassium +84.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 44% 18% 28% 4% 13% 1%
Contains more Copper +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +315.4%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Potassium +84.2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%

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
Longan
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 0% 2% 0% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Longan
18
Breadfruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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 the food
Protein
8%
Longan
6%
Breadfruit
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
27%
Breadfruit
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Breadfruit

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Longan Breadfruit
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Breadfruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 11g)
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 - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Longan Breadfruit Opinion
Calories 60 103 Breadfruit
Protein 1.31 1.07 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.23 Breadfruit
Vitamin C 84 29 Longan
Carbs 15.14 27.12 Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Breadfruit
Iron 0.13 0.54 Breadfruit
Calcium 1 17 Breadfruit
Potassium 266 490 Breadfruit
Magnesium 10 25 Breadfruit
Sugars 11 Longan
Fiber 1.1 4.9 Breadfruit
Copper 0.169 0.084 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.12 Breadfruit
Starch
Phosphorus 21 30 Breadfruit
Sodium 0 2 Longan
Vitamin A 0 Breadfruit
Vitamin E 0.1 Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0 Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.11 Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.03 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.9 Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457 Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1 Breadfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Breadfruit
Folate 14 Breadfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066 Breadfruit
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 0.052 Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.026 0.064 Breadfruit
Leucine 0.054 0.065 Breadfruit
Lysine 0.046 0.037 Longan
Methionine 0.013 0.01 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 0.026 Longan
Valine 0.058 0.047 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

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