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Quince vs. Longan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quince and Longan different?

  • Quince is richer in Iron, while Longan is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 77% more than Quince.
  • Quince contains 5 times more Iron than Longan. Quince contains 0.7mg of Iron, while Longan contains 0.13mg.

Quinces, raw and Longans, raw types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Quince
3
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7
Longan
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +30%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Quince
4
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4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Quince
2
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2
Longan
Contains more Protein +227.5%
Contains more Other +75%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +227.5%
Contains more Other +75%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Quince Longan
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Longan Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 14.04g Longan
Protein 0.4g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 15.3g 15.14g Quince
Calories 57kcal 60kcal Longan
Fiber 1.9g 1.1g Quince
Calcium 11mg 1mg Quince
Iron 0.7mg 0.13mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 17mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 197mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 4mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.04mg 0.05mg Longan
Copper 0.13mg 0.169mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg Longan
Selenium 0.6µg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU Quince
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Quince
Vitamin C 15mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.04mg Quince
Folate 3µg Quince
Threonine 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg Longan
Saturated Fat 0.01g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Longan
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Quince
27%
Longan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Quince
11%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.