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Longan vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Longan and Jujube different?

  • Longan is higher than Jujube in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 17% more than Jujube.
  • Longan contains 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Jujube. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Jujube contains 0.04mg.

Longans, raw and Jujube, 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
Longan
3
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3
Jujube
Contains more Copper +131.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +269.2%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Equal in Potassium - 250
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.05
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 7% 23% 8% 25% 2% 10% 1%
Contains more Copper +131.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +269.2%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Equal in Potassium - 250
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.05
Equal in Phosphorus - 23

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
:
3
Jujube
Contains more Vitamin C +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 230% 3% 0% 0% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%

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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
20%
Jujube
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Jujube

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

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Longan Jujube
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Jujube Opinion
Calories 60 79 Jujube
Protein 1.31 1.2 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.2 Jujube
Vitamin C 84 69 Longan
Carbs 15.14 20.23 Jujube
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 0.13 0.48 Jujube
Calcium 1 21 Jujube
Potassium 266 250 Longan
Magnesium 10 10
Sugar
Fiber 1.1 Longan
Copper 0.169 0.073 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.05
Starch
Phosphorus 21 23 Jujube
Sodium 0 3 Longan
Vitamin A 40 Jujube
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.02 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.04 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.9 Jujube
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.081 Jujube
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
Fructose

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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.