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Broccoli vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broccoli and Lychee

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, however Lychee has more Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Broccoli is 84% higher.
  • Lychee has 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Broccoli. Broccoli has 0.071mg of Vitamin B1, while Lychee has 0.011mg.

Food types used in this article are Broccoli, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +840%
Contains more Iron +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.9%
Contains more Potassium +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +202%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +840%
Contains more Iron +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.9%
Contains more Potassium +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +202%

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 +1014.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +25300%
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 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
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 +1014.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +25300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603

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.
Broccoli Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Broccoli Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 2.82g 0.83g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 6.64g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 34kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 15.23g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 1.3g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 5mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 0.31mg Broccoli
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 31mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 171mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.41mg 0.07mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 623IU 0IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.07mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 71.5mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.011mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.065mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.603mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.1mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 14µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 0.4µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.007mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.041mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.009mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.099g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli 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
65
Broccoli
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Broccoli
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.