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Lychee nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

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)
Glycemic load 1 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 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)
Oxalates ⓘ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0308814602002121 0mg
TOP 11% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 89% of foods
TOP 35% Sugar ⓘHigher in Sugar content than 65% of foods
TOP 38% Copper ⓘHigher in Copper content than 62% of foods
TOP 38% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 62% of foods
TOP 39% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 61% of foods

Lychee calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 66
Calories in 1 cup 125 190 g
Calories in 1 fruit without refuse 6 9.6 g

Lychee Glycemic index (GI)

48

Lychee Glycemic load (GL)

1

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% 80%
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

28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g

Fiber content ratio for Lychee

92% 8%
Sugar: 15.23 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Lychee per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 66kcal 3% 82% 1.4 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 0.83g 2% 87% 3.4 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.44g 1% 81% 75.7 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 71.5mg 79% 11% 1.3 times more than LemonLemon
Net carbs 15.23g N/A 38% 3.6 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 16.53g 6% 39% 1.7 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.31mg 4% 84% 8.4 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 5mg 1% 91% 25 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 171mg 5% 66% 1.2 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 10mg 2% 84% 14 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 15.23g N/A 35% 1.7 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 1.3g 5% 46% 1.8 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.15mg 16% 38% Equal to ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.07mg 1% 93% 90.1 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 31mg 4% 83% 5.9 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 1mg 0% 98% 490 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0% 100% N/ACarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0% 89% 20.9 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.6µg 1% 88%
Manganese 0.06mg 2% 66%
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 1% 92% 24.2 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 5% 76% 2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 4% 76% 15.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 8% 65% 1.2 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0% 82% 254 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 14µg 4% 54% 4.4 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0% 81% 59.5 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g N/A 81% 81.7 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13g N/A 83% 357.4 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0% 97% 43.6 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Lysine 0.04mg 0% 95% 11 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.01mg 0% 96% 10.7 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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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