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Lychee vs Soursop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lychee and Soursop different?

  • Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, however Soursop is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lychee is 57% higher.
  • Lychee contains 2 times more Copper than Soursop. While Lychee contains 0.148mg of Copper, Soursop contains only 0.086mg.
  • Soursop has less Sugar.

Litchis, raw and Soursop, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lychee
3
:
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Potassium +62.6%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3% 29%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Potassium +62.6%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Equal in Folate - 14
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.4
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 1% 2% 0% 69% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.3%
Equal in Folate - 14
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.4

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 Soursop
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Soursop Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 13.54g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 1g Soursop
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 16.84g Soursop
Calories 66kcal 66kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g 13.54g Soursop
Fiber 1.3g 3.3g Soursop
Calcium 5mg 14mg Soursop
Iron 0.31mg 0.6mg Soursop
Magnesium 10mg 21mg Soursop
Phosphorus 31mg 27mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 278mg Soursop
Sodium 1mg 14mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Soursop
Copper 0.148mg 0.086mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Soursop
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.08mg Soursop
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 20.6mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.07mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.05mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.9mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 mg 0.253mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.059mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.4µg
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.011mg Soursop
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.041mg 0.06mg Soursop
Methionine 0.009mg 0.007mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.051g Soursop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.09g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.069g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Soursop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
13
Soursop
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
14
Soursop

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%
Soursop
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
17%
Soursop
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Soursop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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

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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.