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Longan vs. Maraschino cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Longan and Maraschino cherry

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, however, Maraschino cherry is richer in Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Longan covers your daily Vitamin C needs 93% more than Maraschino cherry.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Longans, raw and Maraschino cherries, canned, drained.

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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 Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +600%
Contains more Potassium +1166.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Manganese +333.3%
Contains more Calcium +5300%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Zinc +420%
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 17% 17% 3% 2% 2% 1% 8% 48% 2% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +600%
Contains more Potassium +1166.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Manganese +333.3%
Contains more Calcium +5300%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Zinc +420%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7400%
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 3% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +495.5%
Contains more Water +44.5%
Contains more Other +112.1%
Contains more Fats +110%
Contains more Carbs +177.2%
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 g
Contains more Protein +495.5%
Contains more Water +44.5%
Contains more Other +112.1%
Contains more Fats +110%
Contains more Carbs +177.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Longan Maraschino cherry
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Maraschino cherry Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 38.77g Maraschino cherry
Protein 1.31g 0.22g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.21g Maraschino cherry
Carbs 15.14g 41.97g Maraschino cherry
Calories 60kcal 165kcal Maraschino cherry
Sugar 38.77g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 3.2g Maraschino cherry
Calcium 1mg 54mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.13mg 0.43mg Maraschino cherry
Magnesium 10mg 4mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 3mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 21mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 4mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.26mg Maraschino cherry
Copper 0.169mg 0.143mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg 0.012mg Longan
Selenium 0.2µg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin A 45IU Maraschino cherry
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin E 0.05mg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin C 84mg 0mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.004mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.054mg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin B6 0.005mg Maraschino cherry
Choline 4.3mg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin K 1.5µg Maraschino cherry
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 0.039g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g Maraschino cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g Maraschino cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan Maraschino cherry
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
1%
Maraschino cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Longan
10%
Maraschino cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.77g)
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 - 0.039g)
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

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. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/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.