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Brussels sprout vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brussels sprout and Lychee

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however Lychee has more Copper.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 147% more.
  • Brussels sprout has 13 times more Vitamin B1 than Lychee. Brussels sprout has 0.139mg of Vitamin B1, while Lychee has 0.011mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Brussels sprouts, 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 +740%
Contains more Iron +351.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.6%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +740%
Contains more Iron +351.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.6%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Copper +111.4%

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 +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +44150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +44150%

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.
Brussels sprout Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 3.38g 0.83g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 8.95g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 43kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 15.23g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.3g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 5mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.31mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 10mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 31mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 171mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.42mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 754IU 0IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 71.5mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.011mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.603mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.1mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 14µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 0.4µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.007mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.041mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.009mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.099g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.132g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout 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
81
Brussels sprout
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.