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Apricot vs. Lychee — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Apricot and Lychee

  • Apricot has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E , however, Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 68% more than Apricot.
  • Apricot has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Apricots, raw and Litchis, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Lychee
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains more Copper +89.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains more Copper +89.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +725%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Choline +153.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 4% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +725%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Choline +153.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lychee
Contains more Protein +68.7%
Contains more Other +68.2%
Contains more Fats +12.8%
Contains more Carbs +48.7%
Equal in Water - 81.76
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
17% 82%
Protein: 0.83 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 16.53 g
Water: 81.76 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +68.7%
Contains more Other +68.2%
Contains more Fats +12.8%
Contains more Carbs +48.7%
Equal in Water - 81.76

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lychee
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +41.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.4%
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +41.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apricot Lychee
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 1.4g 0.83g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 11.12g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 48kcal 66kcal Lychee
Fructose 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g 15.23g Apricot
Fiber 2g 1.3g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 5mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.31mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 23mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 259mg 171mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.2mg 0.07mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.148mg Lychee
Manganese 0.077mg 0.055mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg 0.6µg Lychee
Vitamin A 1279IU 0IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 0µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.07mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.011mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 9µg 14µg Lychee
Choline 2.8mg 7.1mg Lychee
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0.4µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.007mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.041mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.099g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.12g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Lychee
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Apricot
24%
Lychee
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
11%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.