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Longan vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Longan and Pineapple different?

  • Longan is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Copper, while Pineapple is higher in Manganese.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 40% more than Pineapple.
  • Longan contains 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Pineapple. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Pineapple contains 0.032mg.

Longans, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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 +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +144%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +140%
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% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +144%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Iron +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +140%

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 +75.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +75.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%

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 Pineapple
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 Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 11.72g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.54g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.12g Pineapple
Carbs 15.14g 13.12g Longan
Calories 60kcal 50kcal Longan
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar g 9.85g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 1.4g Pineapple
Calcium 1mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 0.13mg 0.29mg Pineapple
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 21mg 8mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 109mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.169mg 0.11mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pineapple
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 84mg 47.8mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.032mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate µg 18µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.034mg 0.019mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.019mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg 0.024mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.026mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.012mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.021mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg 0.024mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.01mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.009g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.013g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.04g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan Pineapple
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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
13%
Pineapple
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
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 - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.