Breadfruit is high in complex carbohydrates, low in fat, and cholesterol and gluten free. It has a moderate glycemicindex (blood sugar shock) compared to white potato, white rice, white bread, and taro.
The nutrient compositions of breadfruit, white rice, and whitepotato with the skin. Just 100 g of breadfruit (approximately ½ cup) provides 25% of the RDA for fiber, and 5–10% of the RDA for protein, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, thiamine (B1), and niacin (B3). Breadfruit also provides some carotenoids, such as β-carotene and lutein, which are not present in white rice or white potato.
|Total Fat||4 g||Potassium||572 mg|
|Saturated||0 g||Total Carbs||11 g|
|Polyunsaturated||0 g||Dietary Fiber||5 g|
|Monounsaturated||0 g||Sugars||0 g|
|Trans||0 g||Protein||6 g|