Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Longan vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

A recap on differences between Longan and Apple

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however Apple is higher in Fiber.
  • Longan covers your daily Vitamin C needs 88% more than Apple.
  • Apple contains 6 times less Copper than Longan. Longan contains 0.169mg of Copper, while Apple contains 0.027mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Longans, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

Infographic

Longan vs Apple infographic
Infographic link

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
Longan
7
:
1
Apple
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +525.9%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Iron - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +525.9%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Equal in Iron - 0.12

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
Longan
4
:
7
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +1726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.7%

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.
Longan Apple
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Apple Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 11.41g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.26g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Apple
Carbs 15.14g 13.81g Longan
Calories 60kcal 52kcal Longan
Starch g 0.05g Apple
Fructose g 5.9g Apple
Sugar g 10.39g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 2.4g Apple
Calcium 1mg 6mg Apple
Iron 0.13mg 0.12mg Longan
Magnesium 10mg 5mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 11mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 107mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.04mg Longan
Copper 0.169mg 0.027mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 54IU Apple
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Apple
Vitamin D µg 0µg Apple
Vitamin C 84mg 4.6mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.017mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.026mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.091mg Longan
Vitamin B5 mg 0.061mg Apple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.041mg Apple
Folate µg 3µg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.2µg Apple
Tryptophan mg 0.001mg Apple
Threonine 0.034mg 0.006mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.006mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg 0.013mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.012mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.001mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.006mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg 0.012mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.005mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.028g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.007g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.051g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Apple
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
27
Longan
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
4
Apple

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
8%
Longan
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
14%
Apple
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Longan
Longan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.