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Mulberry vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mulberry and Lychee

  • Mulberry has more Iron, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , however Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lychee is 39% higher.
  • Lychee has 20 times less Vitamin K than Mulberry. Mulberry has 7.8µg of Vitamin K, while Lychee has 0.4µg.
  • Mulberry is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Mulberries, 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
Contains more Iron +496.8%
Contains more Calcium +680%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 12% 18% 13% 20% 4% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +496.8%
Contains more Calcium +680%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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
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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 2% 18% 0% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 0% 20% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1850%
Contains more Vitamin C +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.603

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
18
Mulberry
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
19
Mulberry
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
9%
Mulberry
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
10%
Mulberry
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Mulberry
2%
Lychee

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

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Mulberry Lychee
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mulberry Lychee Opinion
Calories 43 66 Lychee
Protein 1.44 0.83 Mulberry
Fats 0.39 0.44 Lychee
Vitamin C 36.4 71.5 Lychee
Net carbs 8.100000381469727 15.229999542236328 Lychee
Carbs 9.8 16.53 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.85 0.31 Mulberry
Calcium 39 5 Mulberry
Potassium 194 171 Mulberry
Magnesium 18 10 Mulberry
Sugar 8.1 15.23 Mulberry
Fiber 1.7 1.3 Mulberry
Copper 0.06 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.12 0.07 Mulberry
Starch
Phosphorus 38 31 Mulberry
Sodium 10 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 25 0 Mulberry
Vitamin E 0.87 0.07 Mulberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.011 Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101 0.065 Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.603 Mulberry
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.05 0.1 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.8 0.4 Mulberry
Folate 6 14 Lychee
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.099 Mulberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207 0.132 Mulberry
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.