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Clementine vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clementine and Lychee?

  • Clementine is higher in Vitamin B1, yet Lychee is higher in Vitamin C and Copper.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 25% more.
  • Clementine has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Lychee. While Clementine has 0.086mg of Vitamin B1, Lychee has only 0.011mg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Clementine is lower.

We used Clementines, 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
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4
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Copper +244.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Equal in Potassium - 171
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Copper +244.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Equal in Potassium - 171
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
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 E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Clementine
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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 the food
Protein
5%
Clementine
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Clementine
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Clementine Lychee
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sugars (difference - 6.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Clementine Lychee Opinion
Calories 47 66 Lychee
Protein 0.85 0.83 Clementine
Fats 0.15 0.44 Lychee
Vitamin C 48.8 71.5 Lychee
Carbs 12.02 16.53 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.14 0.31 Lychee
Calcium 30 5 Clementine
Potassium 177 171 Clementine
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 9.18 15.23 Clementine
Fiber 1.7 1.3 Clementine
Copper 0.043 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.06 0.07 Lychee
Starch 0 Clementine
Phosphorus 21 31 Lychee
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 0 Lychee
Vitamin E 0.2 0.07 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.011 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.065 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.636 0.603 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151 Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.1 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 Lychee
Vitamin K 0 0.4 Lychee
Folate 24 14 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.64 Clementine

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.