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Lychee vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange
Orange contains less Sugars (difference - 5.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Orange
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 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
27
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
8
Lychee
6
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
3
:
3
Orange
Contains more Iron +210%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.07
Contains more Iron +210%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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
:
4
Orange
Contains more Vitamin C +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690.9%

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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
12%
Orange
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
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 Orange Opinion
Calories 66 47 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.94 Orange
Fats 0.44 0.12 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 53.2 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 11.75 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.1 Lychee
Calcium 5 40 Orange
Potassium 171 181 Orange
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 15.23 9.35 Lychee
Fiber 1.3 2.4 Orange
Copper 0.148 0.045 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.07
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Phosphorus 31 14 Lychee
Sodium 1 0 Orange
Vitamin A 0 225 Orange
Vitamin E 0.07 0.18 Orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.087 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.04 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.282 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.25 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.06 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Lychee
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.015 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.023 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.025 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 0.009 Orange
Threonine 0.015 Orange
Isoleucine 0.025 Orange
Leucine 0.023 Orange
Lysine 0.041 0.047 Orange
Methionine 0.009 0.02 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 Orange
Valine 0.04 Orange
Histidine 0.018 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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