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Longan vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Longan and Common plum

  • Common plum contains less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2 than Longan.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 83% higher.
  • Common plum contains 5 times less Vitamin B2 than Longan. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Common plum contains 0.026mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Longans, raw and Plums, 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
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Copper +196.5%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
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% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Copper +196.5%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +784.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 10.02g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.7g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.28g Common plum
Carbs 15.14g 11.42g Longan
Calories 60kcal 46kcal Longan
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum
Sugar g 9.92g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 1.4g Common plum
Calcium 1mg 6mg Common plum
Iron 0.13mg 0.17mg Common plum
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 16mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 157mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 0mg
Zinc 0.05mg 0.1mg Common plum
Copper 0.169mg 0.057mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common plum
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common plum
Vitamin C 84mg 9.5mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.028mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.026mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.417mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 mg 0.029mg Common plum
Folate µg 5µg Common plum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine 0.034mg 0.01mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.014mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg 0.015mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.016mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.008mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.014mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg 0.016mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.009mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.017g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.044g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Common plum
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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
11%
Common plum
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.