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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" chart 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 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 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
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" chart 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 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of 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
Starch g g
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g g 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
Vitamin A 1279IU IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg µg 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 mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg mg Apricot
Folate 9µg µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g g 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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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
13
Longan

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 food.
Protein
8%
Apricot
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Apricot
0%
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods 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.