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Cherry vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cherry and Lychee?

  • Cherry is higher in Vitamin A RAE, yet Lychee is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% more.
  • Cherry has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Lychee. While Cherry has 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, Lychee has only 0µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Cherry is lower.

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
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4
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 171
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
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
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
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 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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 1g 0.83g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 12.18g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 50kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose 3.51g g Cherry
Sugar 8.49g 15.23g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 1.3g Cherry
Calcium 16mg 5mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 0.31mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 15mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 173mg 171mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Cherry
Copper 0.104mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 1283IU 0IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.011mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.143mg mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 8µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0.4µg Cherry
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.099g Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry 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
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

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?
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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.

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.