Longan
Top 72%145 points
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Top nutrition facts and health benefits

Longan: 40 facts and highlights

1. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
1.31g
Tamarind: 2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.
0mg
Granny Smith Apple: 0mg

3. more lipids per 100g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
0.1g
California Avocados: 15.41g

4. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
1mg
Hibiscus: 215mg

5. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
0.13mg
Tamarind: 2.8mg

6. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
251kJ
Tamarind: 1000kJ

7. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
60kcal
Tamarind: 239kcal

8. more carbohydrates per 100g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
15.14g
Tamarind: 62.5g

9. more dietary fiber per 100g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
1.1g
Lemon Peel: 10.6g

10. more vitamin B12 per 100g

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.
0µg
Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit: 0.08µg

11. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
82.75g
Acerola Juice: 94.3g

12. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
0mg
Strawberry Guava: 37mg

13. more magnesium per 100g

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
10mg
Tamarind: 92mg

14. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
0.052mg
Lime: 8mg

15. more vitamin C per 100g

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
84mg
Acerola: 1677.6mg

16. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
266mg
Tamarind: 628mg

17. more phosphorus per 100g

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
21mg
Tamarind: 113mg

18. more ash per 100g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
0.7g
Tamarind: 2.7g

19. more thiamin per 100g

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
0.031mg
Asian Pear: 9mg

20. more riboflavin per 100g

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
0.14mg
Muscadine Grape: 1.5mg

21. more zinc per 100g

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
0.05mg
California Avocados: 0.68mg

22. more copper per 100g

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
0.17mg
Rowal: 1.06mg

23. less trans fatty acids per 100g

Trans fatty acids are the unhealthy form of unsaturated fatty acids added to food from vegetable oil for better taste and longer shelf life. They increase bad cholesterol and the risk of coronary heart diseases.
0g
Granny Smith Apple: 0g

24. more serine per 100g

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.
0.048g
Tangerine Juice: 9g

25. more threonine per 100g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.
0.034g
Florida Grapefruit (pink and red): 9g

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