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Lychee vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Common plum

  • Common plum has less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6 than Lychee.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 69% more than Common plum.
  • Lychee has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Common plum. While Lychee has 0.1mg of Vitamin B6, Common plum has only 0.029mg.
  • Common plum has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Plums, 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 Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Copper +159.6%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 157
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Copper +159.6%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 157

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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Contains more Vitamin C +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 10.02g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.7g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.28g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 11.42g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 46kcal Lychee
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum
Sugar 15.23g 9.92g Common plum
Fiber 1.3g 1.4g Common plum
Calcium 5mg 6mg Common plum
Iron 0.31mg 0.17mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Lychee
Phosphorus 31mg 16mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 157mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 0mg Common plum
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Common plum
Copper 0.148mg 0.057mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 9.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.028mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.026mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.417mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.029mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 5µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine mg 0.01mg Common plum
Isoleucine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Leucine mg 0.015mg Common plum
Lysine 0.041mg 0.016mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.008mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine mg 0.016mg Common plum
Histidine mg 0.009mg Common plum
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.044g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Common plum
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 plum
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
11%
Common plum
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lychee
Lychee is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.