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Common plum vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Common plum and Longan

  • Common plum contains less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2 than Longan.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 83% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Plums, raw and Longans, 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 Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +196.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +196.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%

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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Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39%
Contains more Vitamin C +784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39%
Contains more Vitamin C +784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%

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 plum Longan
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common plum Longan Opinion
Calories 46kcal 60kcal Longan
Protein 0.7g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Common plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 84mg Longan
Net carbs 10.02g 14.04g Longan
Carbs 11.42g 15.14g Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common plum
Iron 0.17mg 0.13mg Common plum
Calcium 6mg 1mg Common plum
Potassium 157mg 266mg Longan
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Longan
Sugar 9.92g g Longan
Fiber 1.4g 1.1g Common plum
Copper 0.057mg 0.169mg Longan
Zinc 0.1mg 0.05mg Common plum
Starch 0g g Common plum
Phosphorus 16mg 21mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 0mg
Vitamin A 345IU IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common plum
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.3mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.029mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 6.4µg µg Common plum
Folate 5µg µg Common plum
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g g Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Common plum
Threonine 0.01mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.015mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.016mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.008mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.016mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.009mg 0.012mg Longan
Fructose 3.07g g Common plum

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Common plum Longan
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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 plum
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
13
Longan

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
4%
Common plum
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Common plum
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (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.

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 plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/nutrients
  2. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.