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Longan vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Longan and Orange juice different?

  • Longan is higher than Orange juice in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 38% more than Orange juice.
  • Longan contains 6 times more Fiber than Orange juice. Longan contains 1.1g of Fiber, while Orange juice contains 0.2g.

Longans, raw and Orange juice, 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 more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +284.1%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.05
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 8% 8% 8% 18% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +284.1%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.05

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 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
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 12% 1% 0% 167% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 23% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +68%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Orange juice Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 10.2g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.7g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Orange juice
Carbs 15.14g 10.4g Longan
Calories 60kcal 45kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 8.4g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 0.2g Longan
Calcium 1mg 11mg Orange juice
Iron 0.13mg 0.2mg Orange juice
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Orange juice
Phosphorus 21mg 17mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 200mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.05mg
Copper 0.169mg 0.044mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 200IU Orange juice
Vitamin E mg 0.04mg Orange juice
Vitamin D IU 0IU Orange juice
Vitamin D µg 0µg Orange juice
Vitamin C 84mg 50mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.09mg Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.03mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.4mg Orange juice
Vitamin B5 mg 0.19mg Orange juice
Vitamin B6 mg 0.04mg Orange juice
Folate µg 30µg Orange juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Orange juice
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Orange juice
Threonine 0.034mg 0.008mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.008mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg 0.013mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.009mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.003mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.009mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg 0.011mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.003mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.024g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.036g Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.04g Orange juice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan Orange juice
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
22
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
7
Orange juice

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
4%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
10%
Orange juice
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Orange juice

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange juice
Orange juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.4g)
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 - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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

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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.