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Apple vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Longan
Longan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Apple Longan
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Longan
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
5
Apple
38
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
3
Apple
8
Longan

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
Apple
1
:
7
Longan
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +148.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +525.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 0.13
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +148.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +525.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 0.13

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
Apple
7
:
4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +1726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.7%

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
2%
Apple
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Apple
0%
Longan

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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 Apple Longan Opinion
Calories 52 60 Longan
Protein 0.26 1.31 Longan
Fats 0.17 0.1 Apple
Vitamin C 4.6 84 Longan
Carbs 13.81 15.14 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Iron 0.12 0.13 Longan
Calcium 6 1 Apple
Potassium 107 266 Longan
Magnesium 5 10 Longan
Sugars 10.39 Apple
Fiber 2.4 1.1 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.04 0.05 Longan
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 21 Longan
Sodium 1 0 Longan
Vitamin A 54 Apple
Vitamin E 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.031 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.3 Longan
Vitamin B5 0.061 Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 Apple
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 Apple
Threonine 0.006 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.006 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.013 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.012 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.001 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.012 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.005 0.012 Longan
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.