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Parsley vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsley and Lychee

  • Parsley has more Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Fiber, while Lychee has more Vitamin A.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1366% higher.
  • Lychee contains 28 times less Calcium than Parsley. Parsley contains 138mg of Calcium, while Lychee contains 5mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsley, fresh 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
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Lychee
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Calcium +2660%
Contains more Potassium +224%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +1428.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.148
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Calcium +2660%
Contains more Potassium +224%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +1428.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.148

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 C +86%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +409900%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
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 C +86%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +409900%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Lychee Opinion
Calories 36kcal 66kcal Lychee
Protein 2.97g 0.83g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.44g Parsley
Vitamin C 133mg 71.5mg Parsley
Net carbs 3.03g 15.23g Lychee
Carbs 6.33g 16.53g Lychee
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 6.2mg 0.31mg Parsley
Calcium 138mg 5mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 171mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 10mg Parsley
Sugar 0.85g 15.23g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 1.3g Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.148mg Parsley
Zinc 1.07mg 0.07mg Parsley
Starch g g
Phosphorus 58mg 31mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 1mg Lychee
Vitamin A 8424IU 0IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.07mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.011mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.065mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 0.603mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.1mg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 0.4µg Parsley
Folate 152µg 14µg Parsley
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.099g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.12g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.132g Lychee
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.007mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg 0.041mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.009mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg mg Parsley
Fructose g g

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Parsley Lychee
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
441
Parsley
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
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
18%
Parsley
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
17%
Lychee
Fats
4%
Parsley
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.