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Nectarine vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Nectarine and Longan

  • Nectarine has more Vitamin B3, while Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 87% more than Nectarine.
  • Nectarine contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Longan. While Nectarine contains 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, Longan contains only 0.3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nectarines, raw and Longans, 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 +500%
Contains more Iron +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Copper +96.5%

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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Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +1455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +1455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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 Longan
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Longan Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 14.04g Longan
Protein 1.06g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.32g 0.1g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 15.14g Longan
Calories 44kcal 60kcal Longan
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g g Longan
Fiber 1.7g 1.1g Nectarine
Calcium 6mg 1mg Nectarine
Iron 0.28mg 0.13mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 26mg 21mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 0mg
Zinc 0.17mg 0.05mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 332IU IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU IU Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg µg Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.031mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.3mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg mg Nectarine
Folate 5µg µg Nectarine
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.009mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.014mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.016mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.006mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.013mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.008mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Nectarine
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/nutrients
  2. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.