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Lychee vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lychee and Pineapple

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, however Pineapple is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pineapple covers your daily Manganese needs 38% more than Lychee.
  • Pineapple has 4 times less Phosphorus than Lychee. Lychee has 31mg of Phosphorus, while Pineapple has 8mg.
  • Pineapple contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Litchis, raw and Pineapple, raw, all 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
Contains more Phosphorus +287.5%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.29
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% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +287.5%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.29
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
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%

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 Pineapple
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 Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 11.72g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.54g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.12g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 13.12g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 50kcal Lychee
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar 15.23g 9.85g Pineapple
Fiber 1.3g 1.4g Pineapple
Calcium 5mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 0.31mg 0.29mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 31mg 8mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 109mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.148mg 0.11mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.02mg Lychee
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 47.8mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.032mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 14µg 18µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.005mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.041mg 0.026mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine mg 0.01mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.013g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.04g Lychee

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Lychee Pineapple
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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
13%
Pineapple
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.38g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.