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Lychee vs. Rose hip — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lychee and Rose hip?

  • Rose hip is richer than Lychee in Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Rose hip's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 394% more.

We used Litchis, raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) types in this article.

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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 -75%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Calcium +3280%
Contains more Iron +241.9%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.8%
Contains more Potassium +150.9%
Contains more Zinc +257.1%
Contains more Manganese +1754.5%
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 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38% 134% 0%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Calcium +3280%
Contains more Iron +241.9%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.8%
Contains more Potassium +150.9%
Contains more Zinc +257.1%
Contains more Manganese +1754.5%

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 B6 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8242.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +495.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6375%
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 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +8242.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +495.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6375%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +29.4%
Contains more Water +39.4%
Contains more Protein +92.8%
Contains more Carbs +131.2%
Contains more Other +168.2%
17% 82%
Protein: 0.83 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 16.53 g
Water: 81.76 g
Other: 0.44 g
38% 59%
Protein: 1.6 g
Fats: 0.34 g
Carbs: 38.22 g
Water: 58.66 g
Other: 1.18 g
Contains more Fats +29.4%
Contains more Water +39.4%
Contains more Protein +92.8%
Contains more Carbs +131.2%
Contains more Other +168.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Rose hip Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 14.12g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 1.6g Rose hip
Fats 0.44g 0.34g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 38.22g Rose hip
Calories 66kcal 162kcal Rose hip
Fructose 1.16g Rose hip
Sugar 15.23g 2.58g Rose hip
Fiber 1.3g 24.1g Rose hip
Calcium 5mg 169mg Rose hip
Iron 0.31mg 1.06mg Rose hip
Magnesium 10mg 69mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 31mg 61mg Rose hip
Potassium 171mg 429mg Rose hip
Sodium 1mg 4mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.25mg Rose hip
Copper 0.148mg 0.113mg Lychee
Manganese 0.055mg 1.02mg Rose hip
Selenium 0.6µg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 4345IU Rose hip
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 217µg Rose hip
Vitamin E 0.07mg 5.84mg Rose hip
Vitamin C 71.5mg 426mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.016mg Rose hip
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.166mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 1.3mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.076mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 3µg Lychee
Vitamin K 0.4µg 25.9µg Rose hip
Tryptophan 0.007mg Lychee
Lysine 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg Lychee
Saturated Fat 0.099g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lychee Rose hip
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
25%
Lychee
166%
Rose hip
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Lychee
38%
Rose hip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.65g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $0.7)

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.