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Thyme vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Thyme and Lychee

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B6, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 214% more than Lychee.
  • Thyme has 81 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Thyme has 405mg of Calcium, Lychee has only 5mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Thyme, fresh 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
Thyme
7
:
1
Lychee
Contains more Iron +5529%
Contains more Calcium +8000%
Contains more Potassium +256.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +2485.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +5529%
Contains more Calcium +8000%
Contains more Potassium +256.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +2485.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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
Thyme
8
:
2
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248%
Contains more Folate +221.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248%
Contains more Folate +221.4%

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
93
Thyme
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
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 the food
Protein
33%
Thyme
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
17%
Lychee
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Lychee

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Lychee
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 contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.368g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Thyme Lychee Opinion
Calories 101 66 Thyme
Protein 5.56 0.83 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.44 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 71.5 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 16.53 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 0.31 Thyme
Calcium 405 5 Thyme
Potassium 609 171 Thyme
Magnesium 160 10 Thyme
Sugars 15.23 Thyme
Fiber 14 1.3 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.148 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.07 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 31 Thyme
Sodium 9 1 Lychee
Vitamin A 4751 0 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.07 Lychee
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.011 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.065 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.603 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.1 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Lychee
Folate 45 14 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.099 Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.132 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.007 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.041 Thyme
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.