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Cooking plantain vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cooking plantain and Lychee

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Magnesium, while Lychee has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 59% higher.
  • Lychee contains 4 times less Magnesium than Cooking plantain. Cooking plantain contains 37mg of Magnesium, while Lychee contains 10mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Plantains, 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 Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +82.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +270%
Contains more Potassium +191.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +82.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 31

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +288.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 68% 3% 0% 62% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 17% 0% 2%
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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +288.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 15.23g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 0.83g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 31.89g 16.53g Cooking plantain
Calories 122kcal 66kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g 15.23g Cooking plantain
Fiber 2.3g 1.3g Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 5mg Lychee
Iron 0.6mg 0.31mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 10mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 31mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 171mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.14mg 0.07mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 1127IU 0IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.07mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.4mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.011mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.603mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.1mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg 14µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0.4µg Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.007mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg 0.041mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg 0.009mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046mg mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064mg mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g 0.099g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.132g Lychee

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Cooking plantain 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
23
Cooking plantain
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
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
8%
Cooking plantain
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.