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Longan vs. Naranjilla — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Longan and Naranjilla

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however, Naranjilla is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 90% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Longans, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened.

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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 Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +503.6%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +169.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +28.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
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 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10% 9% 3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +503.6%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +169.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +28.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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 +2525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.3%
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 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +383.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +156.6%
Contains more Other +79.5%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Water +12.4%
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
6% 93%
Protein: 0.44 g
Fats: 0.22 g
Carbs: 5.9 g
Water: 93.05 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +156.6%
Contains more Other +79.5%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Water +12.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Naranjilla Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 4.8g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.44g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.22g Naranjilla
Carbs 15.14g 5.9g Longan
Calories 60kcal 25kcal Longan
Fructose 1.04g Naranjilla
Sugar 3.74g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 1.1g
Calcium 1mg 8mg Naranjilla
Iron 0.13mg 0.35mg Naranjilla
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Naranjilla
Phosphorus 21mg 12mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 200mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 4mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.1mg Naranjilla
Copper 0.169mg 0.028mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg 0.067mg Naranjilla
Selenium 0.4µg Naranjilla
Vitamin A 568IU Naranjilla
Vitamin A RAE 28µg Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin C 84mg 3.2mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.045mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.45mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.22mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.107mg Naranjilla
Folate 3µg Naranjilla
Vitamin K 14.6µg Naranjilla
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Naranjilla
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
13%
Naranjilla
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Longan
7%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)

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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.