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Lychee vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lychee and Gooseberry

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, while Gooseberry has more Fiber.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 49% higher.
  • Gooseberry contains 2 times less Copper than Lychee. Lychee contains 0.148mg of Copper, while Gooseberry contains 0.07mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Litchis, raw and Gooseberries, 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 +14.8%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains more Copper +111.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 5.88g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.44g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 16.53g 10.18g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 44kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g g Gooseberry
Fiber 1.3g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 5mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.31mg
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 31mg 27mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.148mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lychee
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5mg 27.7mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.03mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.3mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.08mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 6µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg 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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.051g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.317g Gooseberry

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Lychee Gooseberry
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
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Gooseberry

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%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
2%
Lychee
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.