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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
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Longan
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Calcium +2900%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Calcium +2900%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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 B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
10%
Custard-apple
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard-apple
15%
Longan
Fats
3%
Custard-apple
0%
Longan

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Custard-apple Longan
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 - 54)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Custard-apple Longan Opinion
Calories 101 60 Custard-apple
Protein 1.7 1.31 Custard-apple
Fats 0.6 0.1 Custard-apple
Vitamin C 19.2 84 Longan
Carbs 25.2 15.14 Custard-apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 0.71 0.13 Custard-apple
Calcium 30 1 Custard-apple
Potassium 382 266 Custard-apple
Magnesium 18 10 Custard-apple
Sugars
Fiber 2.4 1.1 Custard-apple
Copper 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.05 Longan
Starch
Phosphorus 21 21
Sodium 4 0 Longan
Vitamin A 33 Custard-apple
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.031 Custard-apple
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.3 Custard-apple
Vitamin B5 0.135 Custard-apple
Vitamin B6 0.221 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.231 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan 0.007 Custard-apple
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.037 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.004 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
Fructose

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 of 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.