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Purple mangosteen vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Purple mangosteen and Lychee

  • Purple mangosteen contains less Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6 than Lychee.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 76% higher.
  • Lychee contains 2 times less Folate than Purple mangosteen. Purple mangosteen contains 31µg of Folate, while Lychee contains 14µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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 Calcium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +287.5%
Contains more Potassium +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +114.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +287.5%
Contains more Potassium +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +114.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.31

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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6
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Folate +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2365.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +455.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Folate +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2365.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +455.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 15.23g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.58g 0.44g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 16.53g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 66kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15.23g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 1.3g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 5mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.3mg 0.31mg Lychee
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 48mg 171mg Lychee
Sodium 7mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.21mg 0.07mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 35IU 0IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.9mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.011mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.032mg mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 31µg 14µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Lychee
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.099g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Purple mangosteen Lychee
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
6
Purple mangosteen
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
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
2%
Purple mangosteen
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
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.
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.