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Lychee vs. Passion fruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lychee and Passion fruit

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however, Passion fruit is higher in Fiber, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 46% more than Passion fruit.
  • Passion fruit contains 2 times less Copper than Lychee. Lychee contains 0.148mg of Copper, while Passion fruit contains 0.086mg.
  • Passion fruit has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Litchis, raw and Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +416.1%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Selenium - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50% 8% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 60% 21% 30% 31% 4% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +416.1%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Selenium - 0.6

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lychee
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Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
Equal in Choline - 7.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 4% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 1% 0% 100% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 11% 0% 5% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
Equal in Choline - 7.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.1%
Contains more Protein +165.1%
Contains more Fats +59.1%
Contains more Carbs +41.4%
Contains more Other +79.5%
17% 82%
Protein: 0.83 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 16.53 g
Water: 81.76 g
Other: 0.44 g
2% 23% 73%
Protein: 2.2 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 23.38 g
Water: 72.93 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Water +12.1%
Contains more Protein +165.1%
Contains more Fats +59.1%
Contains more Carbs +41.4%
Contains more Other +79.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +211.4%
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
11% 15% 74%
Saturated Fat: 0.059 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.411 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +211.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lychee Passion fruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Passion fruit Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 12.98g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 2.2g Passion fruit
Fats 0.44g 0.7g Passion fruit
Carbs 16.53g 23.38g Passion fruit
Calories 66kcal 97kcal Passion fruit
Sugar 15.23g 11.2g Passion fruit
Fiber 1.3g 10.4g Passion fruit
Calcium 5mg 12mg Passion fruit
Iron 0.31mg 1.6mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 10mg 29mg Passion fruit
Phosphorus 31mg 68mg Passion fruit
Potassium 171mg 348mg Passion fruit
Sodium 1mg 28mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Passion fruit
Copper 0.148mg 0.086mg Lychee
Manganese 0.055mg Lychee
Selenium 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin A 0IU 1272IU Passion fruit
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 64µg Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.02mg Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5mg 30mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0mg Lychee
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.13mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 1.5mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.1mg
Folate 14µg 14µg
Choline 7.1mg 7.6mg Passion fruit
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.7µg Passion fruit
Tryptophan 0.007mg Lychee
Lysine 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg Lychee
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.059g Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.086g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.411g Passion fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Passion fruit
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Lychee
21%
Passion fruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Lychee
18%
Passion fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients
  2. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.