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Lychee vs Mango - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lychee and Mango

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, however Mango is richer in Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E .
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 39% more than Mango.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Litchis, raw and Mangos, 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
Lychee
4
:
2
Mango
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 168
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 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 168
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
2
:
8
Mango
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +207.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
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 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +207.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Mango Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 13.38g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.82g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.38g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 14.98g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 60kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g 4.68g Mango
Sugar 15.23g 13.66g Mango
Fiber 1.3g 1.6g Mango
Calcium 5mg 11mg Mango
Iron 0.31mg 0.16mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 31mg 14mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 168mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.09mg Mango
Copper 0.148mg 0.111mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 1082IU Mango
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.9mg Mango
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 36.4mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.028mg Mango
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.038mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.669mg Mango
Vitamin B5 mg 0.197mg Mango
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.119mg Mango
Folate 14µg 43µg Mango
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 4.2µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.013mg Mango
Threonine mg 0.031mg Mango
Isoleucine mg 0.029mg Mango
Leucine mg 0.05mg Mango
Lysine 0.041mg 0.066mg Mango
Methionine 0.009mg 0.008mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.027mg Mango
Valine mg 0.042mg Mango
Histidine mg 0.019mg Mango
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.092g Mango
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.14g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.071g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee Mango
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
26
Mango
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Mango

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%
Mango
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
15%
Mango
Fats
2%
Lychee
2%
Mango

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mango
Mango is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mango
Mango is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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.

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. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/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.