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Custard apple vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Custard apple and Longan different?

  • Custard apple is richer in Iron, and Fiber, while Longan is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 72% more than Custard apple.
  • Custard apple contains 30 times more Calcium than Longan. Custard apple contains 30mg of Calcium, while Longan contains 1mg.

Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Longans, raw types were used 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 +2900%
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +2900%
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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 B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Custard apple Longan Opinion
Net carbs 22.8g 14.04g Custard apple
Protein 1.7g 1.31g Custard apple
Fats 0.6g 0.1g Custard apple
Carbs 25.2g 15.14g Custard apple
Calories 101kcal 60kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 2.4g 1.1g Custard apple
Calcium 30mg 1mg Custard apple
Iron 0.71mg 0.13mg Custard apple
Magnesium 18mg 10mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 21mg 21mg
Potassium 382mg 266mg Custard apple
Sodium 4mg 0mg Longan
Zinc mg 0.05mg Longan
Copper mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 33IU IU Custard apple
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 19.2mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.031mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.3mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.135mg mg Custard apple
Vitamin B6 0.221mg mg Custard apple
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Custard apple
Threonine mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.037mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.004mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.231g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Custard apple Longan
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
15
Custard apple
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard apple
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
10%
Custard apple
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard apple
15%
Longan
Fats
3%
Custard apple
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.231g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Custard apple
Custard apple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.