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Common fig vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Common fig and Lychee

  • Common fig has more Fiber, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 77% more than Common fig.
  • Common fig has 7 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Common fig has 35mg of Calcium, Lychee has only 5mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Figs, 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 +600%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Vitamin K +1075%
Contains more Vitamin C +3475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
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 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Vitamin K +1075%
Contains more Vitamin C +3475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 15.23g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.3g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 19.18g 16.53g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 66kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g 15.23g Lychee
Fiber 2.9g 1.3g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 5mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.31mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 232mg 171mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.07mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 142IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.011mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.3mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.1mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0.4µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.006mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.099g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.132g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Common fig 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
9
Common fig
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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
5%
Common fig
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Common fig
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.