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Feijoa vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Feijoa and Longan?

  • Feijoa is richer in Fiber, yet Longan is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 57% higher.
  • Feijoa has 6 times more Fiber than Longan. Feijoa has 6.4g of Fiber, while Longan has 1.1g.

We used Feijoa, raw and Longans, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Feijoa
3
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5
Longan
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.13

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
Feijoa
6
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4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 C +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Longan Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 14.04g Longan
Protein 0.71g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.42g 0.1g Feijoa
Carbs 15.21g 15.14g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 60kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g g Longan
Fiber 6.4g 1.1g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 1mg Feijoa
Iron 0.14mg 0.13mg Feijoa
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 19mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 172mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 3mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.06mg 0.05mg Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 6IU IU Feijoa
Vitamin E 0.16mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 32.9mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.233mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.028mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.038mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.007mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.019mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.009mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Feijoa 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
Feijoa
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Feijoa
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.