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Pomelo vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pomelo and Longan?

  • Longan is richer than Pomelo in Vitamin C, Copper and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 26% more.

We used Pummelo, raw and Longans, raw types in this article.

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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
Pomelo
2
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6
Longan
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +252.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +252.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Pomelo
3
:
3
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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
19
Pomelo
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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 the food
Protein
5%
Pomelo
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
15%
Longan
Fats
0%
Pomelo
0%
Longan

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.
Pomelo Longan
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pomelo Longan
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 is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 78)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Pomelo Longan Opinion
Calories 38 60 Longan
Protein 0.76 1.31 Longan
Fats 0.04 0.1 Longan
Vitamin C 61 84 Longan
Carbs 9.62 15.14 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 0.11 0.13 Longan
Calcium 4 1 Pomelo
Potassium 216 266 Longan
Magnesium 6 10 Longan
Sugars
Fiber 1 1.1 Longan
Copper 0.048 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.08 0.05 Pomelo
Starch
Phosphorus 17 21 Longan
Sodium 1 0 Longan
Vitamin A 8 Pomelo
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.031 Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.22 0.3 Longan
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.036 Pomelo
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.