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Longan vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 10.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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.

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 Mandarin orange
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 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
38
Longan
18
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
8
Longan
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
Longan
4
:
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Copper +302.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Phosphorus - 20
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Copper +302.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Phosphorus - 20

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 +214.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%

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%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
0%
Longan
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 Longan Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 60 53 Longan
Protein 1.31 0.81 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.31 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 84 26.7 Longan
Carbs 15.14 13.34 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Mandarin orange
Iron 0.13 0.15 Mandarin orange
Calcium 1 37 Mandarin orange
Potassium 266 166 Longan
Magnesium 10 12 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.1 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.169 0.042 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.07 Mandarin orange
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 21 20 Longan
Sodium 0 2 Longan
Vitamin A 681 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.058 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.036 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.376 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Mandarin orange
Folic acid (B9) 0 Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.034 0.016 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 0.017 Longan
Leucine 0.054 0.028 Longan
Lysine 0.046 0.032 Longan
Methionine 0.013 0.002 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 0.018 Longan
Valine 0.058 0.021 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.