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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 Sugar.

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
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

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.
Passion fruit Lychee
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Passion fruit Lychee Opinion
Calories 97kcal 66kcal Passion fruit
Protein 2.2g 0.83g Passion fruit
Fats 0.7g 0.44g Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30mg 71.5mg Lychee
Net carbs 12.98g 15.23g Lychee
Carbs 23.38g 16.53g Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.6mg 0.31mg Passion fruit
Calcium 12mg 5mg Passion fruit
Potassium 348mg 171mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Passion fruit
Sugar 11.2g 15.23g Passion fruit
Fiber 10.4g 1.3g Passion fruit
Copper 0.086mg 0.148mg Lychee
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Passion fruit
Starch g g
Phosphorus 68mg 31mg Passion fruit
Sodium 28mg 1mg Lychee
Vitamin A 1272IU 0IU Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.011mg Lychee
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.065mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 0.603mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0.4µg Passion fruit
Folate 14µg 14µg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.059g 0.099g Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411g 0.132g Passion fruit
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
13%
Passion fruit
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
23%
Passion fruit
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Passion fruit
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.