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Cherry vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cherry and Lychee?

  • Lychee is richer than Cherry in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% more.

We used Cherries, sour, red, raw and Litchis, raw types in this article.

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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
Cherry
4
:
4
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 171
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 171

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
Cherry
4
:
5
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07

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
14
Cherry
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Cherry
2%
Lychee

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

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Cherry Lychee
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Lychee Opinion
Calories 50 66 Lychee
Protein 1 0.83 Cherry
Fats 0.3 0.44 Lychee
Vitamin C 10 71.5 Lychee
Carbs 12.18 16.53 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.32 0.31 Cherry
Calcium 16 5 Cherry
Potassium 173 171 Cherry
Magnesium 9 10 Lychee
Sugar 8.49 15.23 Cherry
Fiber 1.6 1.3 Cherry
Copper 0.104 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Cherry
Starch
Phosphorus 15 31 Lychee
Sodium 3 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 1283 0 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07 0.07
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.011 Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.065 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.603 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.143 Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.1 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 0.4 Cherry
Folate 8 14 Lychee
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.068 0.099 Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09 0.132 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.51 Cherry

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.