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Longan vs. Raisin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Longan and Raisin

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, however, Raisin is richer in Iron, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Longan covers your daily Vitamin C needs 91% more than Raisin.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Longans, raw and Raisins, seedless.

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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.
Longan
1
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9
Raisin
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +1346.2%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +381%
Contains more Potassium +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Manganese +475%
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 15% 71% 23% 44% 67% 2% 6% 106% 39% 4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +1346.2%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +381%
Contains more Potassium +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Manganese +475%

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
2
:
10
Raisin
Contains more Vitamin C +3552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
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 0% 3% 0% 8% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 4% 0% 7% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Longan
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4
Raisin
Contains more Water +436.3%
Contains more Protein +134.4%
Contains more Fats +360%
Contains more Carbs +423%
Contains more Other +165.7%
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 79% 15% 2%
Protein: 3.07 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 79.18 g
Water: 15.43 g
Other: 1.86 g
Contains more Water +436.3%
Contains more Protein +134.4%
Contains more Fats +360%
Contains more Carbs +423%
Contains more Other +165.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Longan Raisin
Rich in minerals ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Raisin Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 75.48g Raisin
Protein 1.31g 3.07g Raisin
Fats 0.1g 0.46g Raisin
Carbs 15.14g 79.18g Raisin
Calories 60kcal 299kcal Raisin
Starch 2.7g Raisin
Fructose 29.68g Raisin
Sugar 59.19g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 3.7g Raisin
Calcium 1mg 50mg Raisin
Iron 0.13mg 1.88mg Raisin
Magnesium 10mg 32mg Raisin
Phosphorus 21mg 101mg Raisin
Potassium 266mg 749mg Raisin
Sodium 0mg 11mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.22mg Raisin
Copper 0.169mg 0.318mg Raisin
Manganese 0.052mg 0.299mg Raisin
Selenium 0.6µg Raisin
Vitamin E 0.12mg Raisin
Vitamin C 84mg 2.3mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.106mg Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.125mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.766mg Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.095mg Raisin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg Raisin
Folate 5µg Raisin
Choline 11.1mg Raisin
Vitamin K 3.5µg Raisin
Tryptophan 0.05mg Raisin
Threonine 0.034mg 0.077mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.057mg Raisin
Leucine 0.054mg 0.096mg Raisin
Lysine 0.046mg 0.084mg Raisin
Methionine 0.013mg 0.021mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.065mg Raisin
Valine 0.058mg 0.083mg Raisin
Histidine 0.012mg 0.072mg Raisin
Saturated Fat 0.058g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037g Raisin
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Raisin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan Raisin
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
11%
Raisin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Longan
37%
Raisin

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Raisin
Raisin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 59.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.