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Nectarine vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nectarine and Lychee

  • Nectarine has less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 73% more than Nectarine.
  • Lychee contains 11 times less Vitamin E than Nectarine. Nectarine contains 0.77mg of Vitamin E , while Lychee contains 0.07mg.
  • Nectarine has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Nectarines, 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 +20%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
Contains more Copper +72.1%

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
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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +1224.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
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 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +1224.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 1.06g 0.83g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 10.55g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 44kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g 15.23g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 1.3g Nectarine
Calcium 6mg 5mg Nectarine
Iron 0.28mg 0.31mg Lychee
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 26mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 201mg 171mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 1mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.07mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 332IU 0IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.07mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.4mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.011mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.603mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 5µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0.4µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.006mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.099g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nectarine 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
10
Nectarine
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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
6%
Nectarine
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Nectarine
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.