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Lychee vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lychee and Clementine?

  • Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, yet Clementine is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 25% more.
  • Lychee has 3 times more Copper than Clementine. While Lychee has 0.148mg of Copper, Clementine has only 0.043mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Clementine is lower.

We used Litchis, raw and Clementines, 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
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +244.2%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +244.2%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636
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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.636

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 Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 10.32g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.85g Clementine
Fats 0.44g 0.15g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 12.02g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 47kcal Lychee
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose g 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 15.23g 9.18g Clementine
Fiber 1.3g 1.7g Clementine
Calcium 5mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 0.31mg 0.14mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 31mg 21mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 177mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.06mg Lychee
Copper 0.148mg 0.043mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU IU Lychee
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 48.8mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.03mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 mg 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.075mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lychee
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0µg Lychee
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 mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
12%
Clementine
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.05g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.