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Longan vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 16.26g)
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 - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Common fig
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
38
Longan
8
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
8
Longan
8
Common fig

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
Longan
4
:
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Copper +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +184.6%
Contains more Calcium +3400%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Copper +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +184.6%
Contains more Calcium +3400%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +200%

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
Longan
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%

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
8%
Longan
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
19%
Common fig
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Common fig

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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 Longan Common fig Opinion
Calories 60 74 Common fig
Protein 1.31 0.75 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin C 84 2 Longan
Carbs 15.14 19.18 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Iron 0.13 0.37 Common fig
Calcium 1 35 Common fig
Potassium 266 232 Longan
Magnesium 10 17 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 Common fig
Fiber 1.1 2.9 Common fig
Copper 0.169 0.07 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.15 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 21 14 Longan
Sodium 0 1 Longan
Vitamin A 142 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.06 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.05 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.4 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 Common fig
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.034 0.024 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 0.023 Longan
Leucine 0.054 0.033 Longan
Lysine 0.046 0.03 Longan
Methionine 0.013 0.006 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 0.018 Longan
Valine 0.058 0.028 Longan
Histidine 0.012 0.011 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.