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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.
  • 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Cherry
5
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5
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 171
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50% 8% 4%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Cherry
4
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6
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%
Contains more Choline +16.4%
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 Choline Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 4% 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%
Contains more Choline +16.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cherry
2
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3
Lychee
Contains more Protein +20.5%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Carbs +35.7%
Contains more Other +12.8%
Equal in Water - 81.76
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 g
17% 82%
Protein: 0.83 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 16.53 g
Water: 81.76 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +20.5%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Carbs +35.7%
Contains more Other +12.8%
Equal in Water - 81.76

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cherry
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2
Lychee
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.7%
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Fructose 3.51g 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
Manganese 0.112mg 0.055mg Cherry
Selenium 0µg 0.6µg Lychee
Vitamin A 1283IU 0IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.07mg
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 Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 8µg 14µg Lychee
Choline 6.1mg 7.1mg Lychee
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0.4µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.007mg Lychee
Lysine 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg Lychee
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Cherry
24%
Lychee
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cherry
11%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.