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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 richer than Lychee in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Garden cress's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 451% more.

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" charts 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 more Manganese +905.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57% 73% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50% 8% 4%
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 more Manganese +905.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
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" charts 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +213.3%
Contains more Fats +59.1%
Contains more Other +309.1%
Contains more Carbs +200.5%
Equal in Water - 81.76
3% 6% 89% 2%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 5.5 g
Water: 89.4 g
Other: 1.8 g
17% 82%
Protein: 0.83 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 16.53 g
Water: 81.76 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +213.3%
Contains more Fats +59.1%
Contains more Other +309.1%
Contains more Carbs +200.5%
Equal in Water - 81.76

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +99.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.7%
5% 49% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.239 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.228 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +99.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 0.553mg 0.055mg Garden cress
Selenium 0.9µg 0.6µg Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917IU 0IU Garden cress
Vitamin A RAE 346µg 0µg Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.07mg Garden cress
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 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.1mg Garden cress
Folate 80µg 14µg Garden cress
Vitamin K 541.9µg 0.4µg Garden cress
Tryptophan 0.007mg Lychee
Lysine 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg Lychee
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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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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
187%
Garden cress
25%
Lychee
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Garden cress
11%
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.