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Rose hip vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rose hip and Longan

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B3 and Phosphorus, however Longan is higher in Copper.
  • Rose hip covers your daily Vitamin C needs 380% more than Longan.
  • Longan contains 169 times less Calcium than Rose hip. Rose hip contains 169mg of Calcium, while Longan contains 1mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) and Longans, 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
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Longan
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 40% 51% 38% 50% 38% 7% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
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
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Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1420% 261% 117% 0% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 0% 65% 3%
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 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.8%

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
166
Rose hip
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
31
Rose hip
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
10%
Rose hip
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Rose hip
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.
Rose hip Longan
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rose hip 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 richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 2.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)

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 Rose hip Longan Opinion
Calories 162 60 Rose hip
Protein 1.6 1.31 Rose hip
Fats 0.34 0.1 Rose hip
Vitamin C 426 84 Rose hip
Carbs 38.22 15.14 Rose hip
Cholesterol 0 Rose hip
Vitamin D
Iron 1.06 0.13 Rose hip
Calcium 169 1 Rose hip
Potassium 429 266 Rose hip
Magnesium 69 10 Rose hip
Sugars 2.58 Longan
Fiber 24.1 1.1 Rose hip
Copper 0.113 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.25 0.05 Rose hip
Starch
Phosphorus 61 21 Rose hip
Sodium 4 0 Longan
Vitamin A 4345 Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84 Rose hip
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.016 0.031 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.14 Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.3 Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8 Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076 Rose hip
Vitamin B12 0 Longan
Vitamin K 25.9 Rose hip
Folate 3 Rose hip
Trans Fat 0 Rose hip
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 1.16 Rose hip

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.