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Lychee vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lychee and Nectarine

  • Nectarine has less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 73% more than Nectarine.
  • Nectarine contains 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Lychee. Lychee contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B6, while Nectarine contains 0.025mg.
  • Nectarine has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Litchis, raw and Nectarines, 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 +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Magnesium - 9
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% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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 +1224.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
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 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1224.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Nectarine Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 8.85g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 1.06g Nectarine
Fats 0.44g 0.32g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 10.55g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 44kcal Lychee
Starch g 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose g 1.37g Nectarine
Sugar 15.23g 7.89g Nectarine
Fiber 1.3g 1.7g Nectarine
Calcium 5mg 6mg Nectarine
Iron 0.31mg 0.28mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Lychee
Phosphorus 31mg 26mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 201mg Nectarine
Sodium 1mg 0mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.07mg 0.17mg Nectarine
Copper 0.148mg 0.086mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 332IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.77mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 5.4mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.034mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.027mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 1.125mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 mg 0.185mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.025mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 5µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 2.2µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.005mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.009mg Nectarine
Isoleucine mg 0.009mg Nectarine
Leucine mg 0.014mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.041mg 0.016mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.006mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine mg 0.013mg Nectarine
Histidine mg 0.008mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.025g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.088g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.113g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Nectarine
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
10
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Nectarine

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
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
11%
Nectarine
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine 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 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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.