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Longan vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Longan and Apricot

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2 in Longan is higher than in Apricot.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 82% more than Apricot.
  • Longan contains 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Apricot. While Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, Apricot contains only 0.04mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Longans, raw and Apricots, raw.

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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
Longan
3
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Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Potassium - 259
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Equal in Potassium - 259

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
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 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 9.12g Longan
Protein 1.31g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.1g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 15.14g 11.12g Longan
Calories 60kcal 48kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.94g Apricot
Sugar g 9.24g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 2g Apricot
Calcium 1mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.13mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 21mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 266mg 259mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.169mg 0.078mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D IU 0IU Apricot
Vitamin D µg 0µg Apricot
Vitamin C 84mg 10mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.03mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.04mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 mg 0.054mg Apricot
Folate µg 9µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.034mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.054mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.046mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.013mg 0.006mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.058mg 0.047mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.027g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Apricot
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
27
Longan
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
11
Apricot

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
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
11%
Apricot
Fats
0%
Longan
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
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 - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.