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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
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +49.6%

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
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 +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.8%

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.
Rose hip Longan
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Longan Opinion
Net carbs 14.12g 14.04g Rose hip
Protein 1.6g 1.31g Rose hip
Fats 0.34g 0.1g Rose hip
Carbs 38.22g 15.14g Rose hip
Calories 162kcal 60kcal Rose hip
Starch g g
Fructose 1.16g g Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g g Longan
Fiber 24.1g 1.1g Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 1mg Rose hip
Iron 1.06mg 0.13mg Rose hip
Magnesium 69mg 10mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 61mg 21mg Rose hip
Potassium 429mg 266mg Rose hip
Sodium 4mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.25mg 0.05mg Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 4345IU IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 426mg 84mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.14mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.3mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg mg Rose hip
Folate 3µg µg Rose hip
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Longan
Vitamin K 25.9µg µg Rose hip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol mg 0mg Rose hip
Trans Fat g 0g Rose hip
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rose hip Longan
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
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 food.
Protein
10%
Rose hip
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Rose hip
0%
Longan

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 is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (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 - 19)
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)

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. 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.