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Garden cress vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Garden cress and Lychee?

  • Garden cress is higher in Vitamin K, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium, yet Lychee is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Garden cress's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 451% more.
  • Garden cress has 16 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Garden cress has 81mg of Calcium, Lychee has only 5mg.

We used Cress, garden, 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
Contains more Calcium +1520%
Contains more Iron +319.4%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +254.4%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +1520%
Contains more Iron +319.4%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +254.4%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147%
Contains more Folate +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +135375%
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147%
Contains more Folate +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +135375%
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5

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.
Garden cress Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Garden cress Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 2.6g 0.83g Garden cress
Fats 0.7g 0.44g Garden cress
Carbs 5.5g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 32kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.4g 15.23g Garden cress
Fiber 1.1g 1.3g Lychee
Calcium 81mg 5mg Garden cress
Iron 1.3mg 0.31mg Garden cress
Magnesium 38mg 10mg Garden cress
Phosphorus 76mg 31mg Garden cress
Potassium 606mg 171mg Garden cress
Sodium 14mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.23mg 0.07mg Garden cress
Copper 0.17mg 0.148mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917IU 0IU Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.07mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 69mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.011mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.065mg Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.603mg Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.242mg mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.1mg Garden cress
Folate 80µg 14µg Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 541.9µg 0.4µg Garden cress
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.099g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 0.12g Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 0.132g Garden cress

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden cress 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
187
Garden cress
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garden cress
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
16%
Garden cress
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Garden cress
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress 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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.