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Lychee vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lychee and Cherry?

  • Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, yet Cherry is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% more.
  • Lychee has 2 times more Sugar than Cherry. While Lychee has 15.23g of Sugar, Cherry has only 8.49g.

We used Litchis, raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lychee
4
:
4
Cherry
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.32
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Potassium - 173
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.32
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Potassium - 173

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
Lychee
5
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4
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +425%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +425%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07

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.
Lychee Cherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Lychee Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 10.58g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 12.18g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 50kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 15.23g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 1.3g 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 5mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.31mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Lychee
Phosphorus 31mg 15mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 1mg 3mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.148mg 0.104mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 10mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.03mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.04mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.4mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.044mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 8µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.041mg mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.068g Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.082g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.09g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Cherry
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
25
Lychee
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Cherry

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
5%
Lychee
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.