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Longan vs. Gooseberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Longan and Gooseberry different?

  • Longan is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however, Gooseberry is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Longan is 63% higher.
  • Longan contains 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Gooseberry. While Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, Gooseberry contains only 0.03mg.

Longans, raw and Gooseberries, raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +141.4%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Manganese +176.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24% 19% 4%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +141.4%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Manganese +176.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +48.9%
Contains more Carbs +48.7%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Fats +480%
Equal in Water - 87.87
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 10.18 g
Water: 87.87 g
Other: 0.49 g
Contains more Protein +48.9%
Contains more Carbs +48.7%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Fats +480%
Equal in Water - 87.87

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Longan Gooseberry
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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 5.88g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.88g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 15.14g 10.18g Longan
Calories 60kcal 44kcal Longan
Fiber 1.1g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 1mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.13mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 21mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 266mg 198mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.169mg 0.07mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg 0.144mg Gooseberry
Selenium 0.6µg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin A RAE 15µg Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin C 84mg 27.7mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.03mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.3mg
Vitamin B5 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg Gooseberry
Threonine 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg Longan
Saturated Fat 0.038g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Gooseberry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
25%
Longan
14%
Gooseberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Longan
10%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

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 - 0.038g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.