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Lychee vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lychee and Orange

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Orange has more Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lychee is 20% higher.
  • Orange has 3 times less Copper than Lychee. Lychee has 0.148mg of Copper, while Orange has 0.045mg.
  • Orange is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Litchis, raw and Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties.

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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
3
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3
Orange
Contains more Iron +210%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.07
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 4% 12% 16% 8% 15% 2% 6% 0%
Contains more Iron +210%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.07

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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5
Orange
Contains more Vitamin C +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690.9%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 178% 14% 4% 0% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 0% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin C +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690.9%
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
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 Orange Opinion
Calories 66kcal 47kcal Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.94g Orange
Fats 0.44g 0.12g Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5mg 53.2mg Lychee
Net carbs 15.23g 9.35g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 11.75g Lychee
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.31mg 0.1mg Lychee
Calcium 5mg 40mg Orange
Potassium 171mg 181mg Orange
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Sugar 15.23g 9.35g Orange
Fiber 1.3g 2.4g Orange
Copper 0.148mg 0.045mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.07mg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 31mg 14mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 0mg Orange
Vitamin A 0IU 225IU Orange
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.18mg Orange
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.087mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.04mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.282mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.25mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.06mg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0µg Lychee
Folate 14µg 30µg Orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.015g Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.023g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.025g Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.009mg Orange
Threonine mg 0.015mg Orange
Isoleucine mg 0.025mg Orange
Leucine mg 0.023mg Orange
Lysine 0.041mg 0.047mg Orange
Methionine 0.009mg 0.02mg Orange
Phenylalanine mg 0.031mg Orange
Valine mg 0.04mg Orange
Histidine mg 0.018mg Orange
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee Orange
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
24
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
8
Orange

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%
Orange
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
12%
Orange
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Orange
Orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/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.