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Longan vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Longan and Jackfruit?

  • Longan is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2, yet Jackfruit is richer in Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 78% higher.
  • Longan has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Jackfruit. Longan has 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Jackfruit has 0.055mg.

We used Longans, raw and Jackfruit, 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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
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
Longan
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Contains more Vitamin C +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
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%
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 +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan 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
27
Longan
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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
8%
Longan
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
0%
Longan
3%
Jackfruit

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