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Avocado vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Avocado and Lychee

  • Avocado has more Fiber, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, while Lychee has more Vitamin C.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% higher.
  • Lychee contains 53 times less Vitamin K than Avocado. Avocado contains 21µg of Vitamin K, while Lychee contains 0.4µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lychee is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties 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" chart 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 +140%
Contains more Iron +77.4%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Zinc +814.3%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +77.4%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Zinc +814.3%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157%
Contains more Folate +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +5150%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2857.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157%
Contains more Folate +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +5150%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%

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.
Avocado Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Avocado Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 2g 0.83g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.44g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 160kcal 66kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g g Avocado
Sugar 0.66g 15.23g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 1.3g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 5mg Avocado
Iron 0.55mg 0.31mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 31mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 171mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.64mg 0.07mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.148mg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 0IU Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.07mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.011mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.065mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.603mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.1mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 14µg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 21µg 0.4µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.007mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.041mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.009mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg mg Avocado
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.099g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.12g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.132g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado Lychee
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
35
Avocado
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
13
Lychee

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
12%
Avocado
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
17%
Lychee
Fats
68%
Avocado
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.027g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.57g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado 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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.