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Passion fruit vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Passion fruit and Lychee

  • Passion fruit has more Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Potassium, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 46% more than Passion fruit.
  • Lychee contains 8 times less Fiber than Passion fruit. Passion fruit contains 10.4g of Fiber, while Lychee contains 1.3g.
  • Passion fruit has less Sugars.

Food varieties used in this article are Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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
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Lychee
Contains more Iron +416.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +103.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.4%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 4% 31% 21% 29% 3% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +416.1%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Potassium +103.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.4%
Contains more Copper +72.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%

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 B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 77% 1% 0% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 0% 2% 11%
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 B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Passion fruit
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
22
Passion fruit
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 the food
Protein
13%
Passion fruit
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
23%
Passion fruit
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Passion fruit
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Passion fruit Lychee
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Passion fruit 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 contains less Sugars?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit contains less Sugars (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Passion fruit Lychee Opinion
Calories 97 66 Passion fruit
Protein 2.2 0.83 Passion fruit
Fats 0.7 0.44 Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30 71.5 Lychee
Carbs 23.38 16.53 Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.31 Passion fruit
Calcium 12 5 Passion fruit
Potassium 348 171 Passion fruit
Magnesium 29 10 Passion fruit
Sugars 11.2 15.23 Passion fruit
Fiber 10.4 1.3 Passion fruit
Copper 0.086 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Passion fruit
Starch
Phosphorus 68 31 Passion fruit
Sodium 28 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 1272 0 Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02 0.07 Lychee
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.011 Lychee
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.065 Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5 0.603 Passion fruit
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.4 Passion fruit
Folate 14 14
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.059 0.099 Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411 0.132 Passion fruit
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.