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Quince vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Quince and Lychee

  • The amount of Vitamin C in Lychee is higher than in Quince.
  • Lychee covers your daily Vitamin C needs 63% more than Quince.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Quinces, 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
Quince
3
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5
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +13.8%

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
Quince
3
:
8
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +376.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
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% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 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 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +376.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +366.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 0.4g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.1g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 15.3g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 57kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15.23g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 1.3g Quince
Calcium 11mg 5mg Quince
Iron 0.7mg 0.31mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 17mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 197mg 171mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.04mg 0.07mg Lychee
Copper 0.13mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Quince
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lychee
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lychee
Vitamin C 15mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.011mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.081mg mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 3µg 14µg Lychee
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 0.01g 0.099g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince 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
7
Quince
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
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%
Quince
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
17%
Lychee
Fats
0%
Quince
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lychee
Lychee is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.