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Longan vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Longan and Prune

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, while Prune has more Fiber, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 93% more than Prune.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Longans, raw and Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked.

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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
1
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7
Prune
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +4200%
Contains more Iron +615.4%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +175.2%
Contains more Zinc +780%
Contains more Copper +66.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +4200%
Contains more Iron +615.4%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +175.2%
Contains more Zinc +780%
Contains more Copper +66.3%

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
1
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10
Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +13900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.3%
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 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 149%
Contains more Vitamin C +13900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Prune Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 56.78g Prune
Protein 1.31g 2.18g Prune
Fats 0.1g 0.38g Prune
Carbs 15.14g 63.88g Prune
Calories 60kcal 240kcal Prune
Starch g 5.11g Prune
Fructose g 12.45g Prune
Sugar g 38.13g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 7.1g Prune
Calcium 1mg 43mg Prune
Iron 0.13mg 0.93mg Prune
Magnesium 10mg 41mg Prune
Phosphorus 21mg 69mg Prune
Potassium 266mg 732mg Prune
Sodium 0mg 2mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.44mg Prune
Copper 0.169mg 0.281mg Prune
Vitamin A IU 781IU Prune
Vitamin E mg 0.43mg Prune
Vitamin D IU 0IU Prune
Vitamin D µg 0µg Prune
Vitamin C 84mg 0.6mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.051mg Prune
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.186mg Prune
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.882mg Prune
Vitamin B5 mg 0.422mg Prune
Vitamin B6 mg 0.205mg Prune
Folate µg 4µg Prune
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 59.5µg Prune
Tryptophan mg 0.025mg Prune
Threonine 0.034mg 0.049mg Prune
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.041mg Prune
Leucine 0.054mg 0.066mg Prune
Lysine 0.046mg 0.05mg Prune
Methionine 0.013mg 0.016mg Prune
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.052mg Prune
Valine 0.058mg 0.056mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.027mg Prune
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Prune
Saturated Fat g 0.088g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.053g Prune
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.062g Prune

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan Prune
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
31
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
35
Prune

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
64%
Prune
Fats
0%
Longan
2%
Prune

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.