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Lychee vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lychee and Orange juice

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Orange juice is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 24% more than Orange juice.
  • Orange juice has 7 times less Fiber than Lychee. Lychee has 1.3g of Fiber, while Orange juice has 0.2g.
  • Orange juice contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Litchis, raw and Orange juice, 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 +55%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +236.4%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
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% 8% 8% 8% 18% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +236.4%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
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
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +43%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +718.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
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 12% 1% 0% 167% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 23% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +43%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +718.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%

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 Orange juice
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Orange juice Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 10.2g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.7g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 10.4g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 45kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g 8.4g Orange juice
Fiber 1.3g 0.2g Lychee
Calcium 5mg 11mg Orange juice
Iron 0.31mg 0.2mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Orange juice
Phosphorus 31mg 17mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 200mg Orange juice
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.05mg Lychee
Copper 0.148mg 0.044mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 200IU Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.04mg Lychee
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 50mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.09mg Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.03mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.4mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.19mg Orange juice
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.04mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 30µg Orange juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.1µg Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.002mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.008mg Orange juice
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Orange juice
Leucine mg 0.013mg Orange juice
Lysine 0.041mg 0.009mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.003mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.009mg Orange juice
Valine mg 0.011mg Orange juice
Histidine mg 0.003mg Orange juice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.024g Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.036g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.04g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lychee Orange juice
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
22
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
7
Orange juice

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%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
10%
Orange juice
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Orange juice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.