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Lychee vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lychee
Lychee is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apple
Apple contains less Sugars (difference - 4.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee Apple
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
33
Lychee
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
8
Lychee
3
Apple

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
Lychee
6
:
1
Apple
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +448.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +448.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Lychee
4
:
5
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +1454.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +1454.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%

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
5%
Lychee
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
14%
Apple
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Apple

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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 Lychee Apple Opinion
Calories 66 52 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.26 Lychee
Fats 0.44 0.17 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 4.6 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 13.81 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.12 Lychee
Calcium 5 6 Apple
Potassium 171 107 Lychee
Magnesium 10 5 Lychee
Sugars 15.23 10.39 Lychee
Fiber 1.3 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.148 0.027 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.04 Lychee
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 31 11 Lychee
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 0 54 Apple
Vitamin E 0.07 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.017 Apple
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.026 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.091 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.061 Apple
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.041 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.028 Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.007 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.051 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 0.001 Lychee
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.041 0.012 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 0.001 Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 Apple
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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