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Lychee nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Litchis, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lychee

Lychee
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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48 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
66
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
15.23 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 fruit without refuse (9.6 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-2.4 (alkaline)
89% Vitamin C
65% Sugar
62% Copper
62% Net carbs
61% Carbs
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 89% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sugar, Copper, Net carbs, and Carbs.

Lychee Glycemic index (GI)

48

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50% 8% 4% 4%
Calcium: 5 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.31 mg of 8 mg 4%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 31 mg of 700 mg 4%
Potassium: 171 mg of 3,400 mg 5%
Sodium: 1 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.07 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.148 mg of 1 mg 16%
Manganese: 0.055 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 7.1 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.148 mg
TOP 38%
Manganese
0.055 mg
TOP 66%
Potassium
171 mg
TOP 66%
Phosphorus
31 mg
TOP 83%
Iron
0.31 mg
TOP 84%
Magnesium
10 mg
TOP 84%
Selenium
0.6 µg
TOP 88%
Choline
7.1 mg
TOP 89%
Calcium
5 mg
TOP 91%
Zinc
0.07 mg
TOP 93%
Sodium
1 mg
TOP 98%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.07 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 71.5 mg of 90 mg 79%
Vitamin B1: 0.011 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.065 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 0.603 mg of 16 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.1 mg of 1 mg 8%
Folate: 14 µg of 400 µg 4%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.4 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
71.5 mg
TOP 11%
Folate
14 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B6
0.1 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B3
0.603 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B2
0.065 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin K
0.4 µg
TOP 82%
Vitamin E
0.07 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin B1
0.011 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

17% 82%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.83 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.44 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 6%
16.53 g of 300 g
6%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
81.76 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.44 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 8% 0% 0% 0% 6% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Tryptophan: 7 mg of 280 mg 3%
Threonine: 0 mg of 1,050 mg 0%
Isoleucine: 0 mg of 1,400 mg 0%
Leucine: 0 mg of 2,730 mg 0%
Lysine: 41 mg of 2,100 mg 2%
Methionine: 9 mg of 1,050 mg 1%
Phenylalanine: 0 mg of 1,750 mg 0%
Valine: 0 mg of 1,820 mg 0%
Histidine: 0 mg of 700 mg 0%

Fat type information

0.099% 0.12% 0.132%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g

Fiber content ratio for Lychee

15.23% 1.3%
Sugar: 15.23 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Lychee per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 38% 15.23g 3.6 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 2% 87% 0.83g 3.4 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 81% 0.44g 75.7 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 6% 39% 16.53g 1.7 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 3% 82% 66kcal 1.4 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 35% 15.23g 1.7 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 5% 46% 1.3g 1.8 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 1% 91% 5mg 25 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 4% 84% 0.31mg 8.4 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 2% 84% 10mg 14 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 4% 83% 31mg 5.9 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 66% 171mg 1.2 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 0% 98% 1mg 490 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 1% 93% 0.07mg 90.1 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 16% 38% 0.15mg Equal to Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A Carrot
Vitamin E 0% 89% 0.07mg 20.9 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 79% 11% 71.5mg 1.3 times more than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 1% 92% 0.01mg 24.2 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 5% 76% 0.07mg 2 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 76% 0.6mg 15.9 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 8% 65% 0.1mg 1.2 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 4% 54% 14µg 4.4 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 0% 82% 0.4µg 254 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 97% 0.01mg 43.6 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Lysine 0% 95% 0.04mg 11 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 96% 0.01mg 10.7 times less than Quinoa Quinoa
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 81% 0.1g 59.5 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 81% 0.12g 81.7 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 83% 0.13g 357.4 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 66
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 5mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 171mg 5%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Lychee nutrition infographic

Lychee nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients

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