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Mango vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mango and Lychee

  • Mango has more Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E , however Lychee is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 39% more than Mango.
  • Lychee has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Mango. Mango has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Lychee has 0µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mangos, raw and Litchis, raw.

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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
Mango
2
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4
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 171
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 171
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Mango
8
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2
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +207.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +207.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603

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.
Mango Lychee
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 0.82g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.38g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 14.98g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 60kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose 4.68g g Mango
Sugar 13.66g 15.23g Mango
Fiber 1.6g 1.3g Mango
Calcium 11mg 5mg Mango
Iron 0.16mg 0.31mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 14mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 168mg 171mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.09mg 0.07mg Mango
Copper 0.111mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 1082IU 0IU Mango
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.07mg Mango
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.4mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.011mg Mango
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.603mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg mg Mango
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.1mg Mango
Folate 43µg 14µg Mango
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.2µg 0.4µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg 0.007mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg mg Mango
Lysine 0.066mg 0.041mg Mango
Methionine 0.008mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg mg Mango
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.099g Mango
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g 0.12g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mango Lychee
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
26
Mango
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
10
Mango
13
Lychee

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
5%
Mango
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
15%
Mango
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Mango
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mango
Mango is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mango
Mango is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/nutrients
  2. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.