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Prickly pear vs. Breadfruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Prickly pear and Breadfruit?

  • Prickly pear is richer in Magnesium, while Breadfruit is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Fiber.
  • Breadfruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 17% higher.
  • Breadfruit has 3 times less Magnesium than Prickly pear. Prickly pear has 85mg of Magnesium, while Breadfruit has 25mg.

We used Prickly pears, raw and Breadfruit, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +122.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Equal in Copper - 0.084
Equal in Selenium - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 12% 61% 11% 20% 1% 4% 27% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +229.4%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +122.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Equal in Copper - 0.084
Equal in Selenium - 0.6

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 47% 4% 14% 9% 0% 14% 5% 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 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 0% 6% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +133.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +121.7%
Contains more Water +23.9%
Contains more Other +76.3%
Contains more Protein +46.6%
Contains more Carbs +183.4%
10% 88%
Protein: 0.73 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 87.55 g
Other: 1.64 g
27% 71%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 27.12 g
Water: 70.65 g
Other: 0.93 g
Contains more Fats +121.7%
Contains more Water +23.9%
Contains more Other +76.3%
Contains more Protein +46.6%
Contains more Carbs +183.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +120.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.4%
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.075 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.213 g
32% 23% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.066 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +120.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Prickly pear Breadfruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prickly pear Breadfruit Opinion
Net carbs 5.97g 22.22g Breadfruit
Protein 0.73g 1.07g Breadfruit
Fats 0.51g 0.23g Prickly pear
Carbs 9.57g 27.12g Breadfruit
Calories 41kcal 103kcal Breadfruit
Sugar 11g Prickly pear
Fiber 3.6g 4.9g Breadfruit
Calcium 56mg 17mg Prickly pear
Iron 0.3mg 0.54mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 85mg 25mg Prickly pear
Phosphorus 24mg 30mg Breadfruit
Potassium 220mg 490mg Breadfruit
Sodium 5mg 2mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12mg 0.12mg
Copper 0.08mg 0.084mg Breadfruit
Manganese 0.06mg Breadfruit
Selenium 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin A 43IU 0IU Prickly pear
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Prickly pear
Vitamin E 0.1mg Breadfruit
Vitamin C 14mg 29mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.11mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.03mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B3 0.46mg 0.9mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.1mg Breadfruit
Folate 6µg 14µg Breadfruit
Choline 9.8mg Breadfruit
Vitamin K 0.5µg Breadfruit
Threonine 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg Breadfruit
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.048g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.034g Prickly pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.213g 0.066g Prickly pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prickly pear Breadfruit
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
7%
Prickly pear
17%
Breadfruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Prickly pear
14%
Breadfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 11g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. Prickly pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167750/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.