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Lychee vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sugars (difference - 4.65g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Mandarin orange
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee Mandarin orange
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
18
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
8
Lychee
6
Mandarin orange

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
5
:
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Copper +252.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +55%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Zinc - 0.07
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Copper +252.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +55%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Zinc - 0.07

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%

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
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Mandarin orange

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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 Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 66 53 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.81 Lychee
Fats 0.44 0.31 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 26.7 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 13.34 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.15 Lychee
Calcium 5 37 Mandarin orange
Potassium 171 166 Lychee
Magnesium 10 12 Mandarin orange
Sugars 15.23 10.58 Lychee
Fiber 1.3 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.148 0.042 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.07
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 31 20 Lychee
Sodium 1 2 Lychee
Vitamin A 0 681 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.07 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.058 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.036 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.376 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.216 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.078 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Lychee
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.039 Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.06 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.065 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 0.002 Lychee
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.041 0.032 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 0.002 Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
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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