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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
Longan
2
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Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 8% 40% 21% 26% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +76.9%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Potassium +68.4%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
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
2
:
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 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 46% 7% 7% 0% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 0% 0% 18%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Longan
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
0%
Longan
3%
Jackfruit

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 Jackfruit
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?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Jackfruit
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 - 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 - 75)
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)

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

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 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. 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.