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Apricot vs. Longan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Apricot and Longan

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2 in Longan is higher than in Apricot.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 82% more than Apricot.
  • Apricot contains 2 times more Fiber than Longan. While Apricot contains 2g of Fiber, Longan contains only 1.1g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Apricots, raw and Longans, 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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Longan
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Manganese +48.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Potassium - 266
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 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Manganese +48.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Equal in Potassium - 266

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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3
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Longan
Contains more Fats +290%
Contains more Carbs +36.2%
Equal in Protein - 1.31
Equal in Water - 82.75
Equal in Other - 0.7
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +290%
Contains more Carbs +36.2%
Equal in Protein - 1.31
Equal in Water - 82.75
Equal in Other - 0.7

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Longan Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 14.04g Longan
Protein 1.4g 1.31g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.1g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 15.14g Longan
Calories 48kcal 60kcal Longan
Fructose 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g Longan
Fiber 2g 1.1g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 1mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.13mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 23mg 21mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 1mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.2mg 0.05mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.169mg Longan
Manganese 0.077mg 0.052mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.3mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg Apricot
Folate 9µg Apricot
Choline 2.8mg Apricot
Vitamin K 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg 0.034mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.026mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg 0.054mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.046mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.03mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.027mg 0.012mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Longan
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
25%
Longan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
11%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
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 - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.