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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 Calcium +680%
Contains more Iron +496.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +680%
Contains more Iron +496.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +146.7%

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
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 +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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mulberry 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
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

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.

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.