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Lychee vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Common fig

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Common fig is higher in Fiber.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 77% more than Common fig.
  • Lychee has 2 times more Copper than Common fig. While Lychee has 0.148mg of Copper, Common fig has only 0.07mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Figs, 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
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
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 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +3475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Vitamin K +1075%
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +3475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Vitamin K +1075%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 0.83g 0.75g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 66kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g 16.26g Lychee
Fiber 1.3g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 5mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.31mg 0.37mg Common fig
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 31mg 14mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper 0.148mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 2mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.05mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.4mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 14µg 6µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.006mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine 0.041mg 0.03mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.006mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.06g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.066g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Common fig
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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
11
Common fig

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%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
19%
Common fig
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.