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Longan vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Longan and Custard apple different?

  • Longan is richer in Vitamin C, while Custard apple is higher in Iron, and Fiber.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 72% more than Custard apple.

Longans, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw types were 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
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +2900%
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +2900%
Contains more Iron +446.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 1.31g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.1g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 15.14g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 60kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.1g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 1mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.13mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 10mg 18mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 21mg 21mg
Potassium 266mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 0mg 4mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg mg Longan
Copper 0.169mg mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 33IU Custard apple
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 84mg 19.2mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.1mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 mg 0.135mg Custard apple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Custard apple
Threonine 0.034mg mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.037mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.004mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.231g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
11
Custard 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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
25%
Custard apple
Fats
0%
Longan
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.231g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Custard apple
Custard apple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.