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Lychee vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Thyme

  • Lychee has less Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6 than Thyme.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 214% more than Lychee.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Thyme, fresh.

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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
1
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7
Thyme
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Calcium +8000%
Contains more Iron +5529%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.9%
Contains more Potassium +256.1%
Contains more Zinc +2485.7%
Contains more Copper +275%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Calcium +8000%
Contains more Iron +5529%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.9%
Contains more Potassium +256.1%
Contains more Zinc +2485.7%
Contains more Copper +275%

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
2
:
8
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248%
Contains more Folate +221.4%
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 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248%
Contains more Folate +221.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 10.45g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.44g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 16.53g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 66kcal 101kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g g Thyme
Fiber 1.3g 14g Thyme
Calcium 5mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 0.31mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 10mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 31mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 171mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 1mg 9mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.148mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A 0IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Lychee
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 14µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.041mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine 0.009mg mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.467g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.081g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lychee Thyme
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
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
153
Thyme

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
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
24%
Thyme
Fats
2%
Lychee
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.368g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.