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Durian vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Durian and Longan

  • Durian has more Vitamin B1, Manganese, and Fiber, however Longan has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Longan is 71% higher.
  • Longan has 12 times less Vitamin B1 than Durian. Durian has 0.374mg of Vitamin B1, while Longan has 0.031mg.

Food types used in this article are Durian, raw or frozen and Longans, 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
Durian
7
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1
Longan
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.9%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.9%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Durian
7
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1
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +326.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 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 +1106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +326.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Durian Longan Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 14.04g Durian
Protein 1.47g 1.31g Durian
Fats 5.33g 0.1g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 15.14g Durian
Calories 147kcal 60kcal Durian
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 3.8g 1.1g Durian
Calcium 6mg 1mg Durian
Iron 0.43mg 0.13mg Durian
Magnesium 30mg 10mg Durian
Phosphorus 39mg 21mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 266mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.28mg 0.05mg Durian
Copper 0.207mg 0.169mg Durian
Vitamin A 44IU IU Durian
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.031mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.14mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.3mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg mg Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316mg mg Durian
Folate 36µg µg Durian
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine mg 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 g g
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
Durian 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
28
Durian
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
15%
Longan
Fats
25%
Durian
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Durian
Durian is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in vitamins
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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)

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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.