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Apricot vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 9.24g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Apricot Longan
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot 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
16
Apricot
38
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
8
Apricot
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
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3
Longan
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 266
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 266
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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
:
3
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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%
Apricot
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Apricot
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 Apricot Longan Opinion
Calories 48 60 Longan
Protein 1.4 1.31 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.1 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 84 Longan
Carbs 11.12 15.14 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Iron 0.39 0.13 Apricot
Calcium 13 1 Apricot
Potassium 259 266 Longan
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 9.24 Apricot
Fiber 2 1.1 Apricot
Copper 0.078 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.2 0.05 Apricot
Starch
Phosphorus 23 21 Apricot
Sodium 1 0 Longan
Vitamin A 1279 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.031 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.3 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 Apricot
Folic acid (B9) 0 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.034 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.026 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 0.054 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.046 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.03 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.027 0.012 Apricot
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
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