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Pitanga (Surinam cherry) vs. Jackfruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Jackfruit

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Jackfruit is richer in Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) covers your daily Vitamin C needs 14% more than Jackfruit.
  • Jackfruit has 15 times less Vitamin A RAE than Pitanga (Surinam cherry). Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 75µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Jackfruit has 5µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw and Jackfruit, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +335%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 7.5% 8.6% 4.7% 9.1% 0.39% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7.2% 8.6% 21% 9% 40% 0.26% 3.5% 25% 5.6% 0%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +335%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +92%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
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 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 7.5% 9.2% 5.6% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 6.6% 6.8% 0% 46% 26% 13% 17% 14% 76% 18% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +92%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +23.6%
Contains more Protein +115%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Carbs +210.4%
Contains more Other +86%
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
2% 23% 73%
Protein: 1.72 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 23.25 g
Water: 73.46 g
Other: 0.93 g
Contains more Water +23.6%
Contains more Protein +115%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Carbs +210.4%
Contains more Other +86%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jackfruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 0.8g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.4g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 7.49g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 33kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 1.5g Jackfruit
Calcium 9mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.2mg 0.23mg Jackfruit
Magnesium 12mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 11mg 21mg Jackfruit
Potassium 103mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 3mg 2mg Jackfruit
Zinc 0.13mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.076mg Jackfruit
Manganese 0.043mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 1500IU 110IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 5µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin C 26.3mg 13.7mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg Jackfruit
Tryptophan 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg Jackfruit
Saturated Fat 0.195g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g Jackfruit
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.015g Jackfruit
Omega-3 - ALA 0.079g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jackfruit
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
17%
Jackfruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
12%
Jackfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.195g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 75)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/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.