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Longan vs. Sour cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Longan and Sour cherry

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2, however, Sour cherry has more Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Longan is 93% higher.
  • Sour cherry has 2 times less Potassium than Longan. Longan has 266mg of Potassium, while Sour cherry has 115mg.

Food types used in this article are Longans, raw and Cherries, sour, canned, water pack, drained.

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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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +392.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Manganese +13.5%
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 4% 24% 6% 7% 11% 1% 2% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +392.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Manganese +13.5%

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 +27900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%
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% 0% 0% 1% 7% 15% 5% 3% 11% 0% 0% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +27900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +89.9%
Contains more Carbs +44.9%
Contains more Other +105.9%
Contains more Fats +110%
Equal in Water - 88.31
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 10.45 g
Water: 88.31 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Protein +89.9%
Contains more Carbs +44.9%
Contains more Other +105.9%
Contains more Fats +110%
Equal in Water - 88.31

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Sour cherry Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 9.25g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.69g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.21g Sour cherry
Carbs 15.14g 10.45g Longan
Calories 60kcal 42kcal Longan
Fructose 2.79g Sour cherry
Sugar 6.99g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 1.2g Sour cherry
Calcium 1mg 11mg Sour cherry
Iron 0.13mg 0.64mg Sour cherry
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 16mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 115mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 4mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.07mg Sour cherry
Copper 0.169mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg 0.059mg Sour cherry
Vitamin C 84mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.025mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.065mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.26mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.041mg Sour cherry
Vitamin B6 0.047mg Sour cherry
Vitamin K 8.1µg Sour cherry
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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is better in case of low diet
Longan Sour cherry
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
5%
Sour cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Longan
6%
Sour cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sour cherry
Sour cherry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sour cherry
Sour cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Sour cherry
Sour cherry is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.99g)
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)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Sour cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167769/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.