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Lychees (fresh)

Lychees (fresh)

Lychees (fresh)

Lychees (fresh) - Nutritional values for 100 Gram :

80 kcal
16 g
0 g
0 g

Lychees (fresh) - Nutrition table:

Calories, carbohydrates, protein, and fat can be viewed here in the calorie table and nutrition table.


Per 100 g

Calorific value

326 kJ


80 kcal


16 g


0 g


0 g

Macronutrient distribution:

The food Lychees (fresh) is composed of the following macronutrients.

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Lychees are rich in nutrients and offer a number of health benefits:

  • Lychees are a good source of vitamin C, an important nutrient for the immune system.
  • They are also rich in other nutrients such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium.
  • Lychees contain high levels of antioxidants, which can protect the body from free radicals and reduce the risk of disease.
  • They contain polyphenols, which strengthen the heart and can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • They contain fiber, which can promote intestinal health and relieve constipation.
  • Lychees have a low glycemic index, which means they do not drastically increase blood sugar levels, making them suitable for diabetics.

What to know about lychees

Lychees are tropical fruits of trees of the genus Litchi (Litchi chinensis). They originated in Southeast Asia, but are now grown worldwide. Lychees have a smooth, red skin that contains a white, sweet, spherical or grape-shaped pulp.

Lychees are often eaten fresh, but can also be made into juices, jams, marmalades and other foods. They are also a popular ingredient in Asian dishes and desserts.

It should be noted, however, that lychees are high in fructose and eating large quantities can increase the risk of weight gain and diabetes.

Frequently asked questions

How are lychees stored and what is their shelf life?

Lychees should ripen at room temperature to develop their full flavor. Ripe fruit can be stored in the refrigerator where it will usually stay fresh for 1-2 weeks.

What is the best way to cultivate lychees?

Lychees grow best in warm and humid climates such as the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa and South America. For best results. Lychees need plenty of sun and as little wind as possible. Lychees prefer moist, well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Lychees are ready for harvest from August to November, when the fruits are fully ripe.

What are the lychee varieties?

There are several lychee varieties that vary in size, color, flavor and ripening time. Some well-known varieties are Duross, Kwen-Chee, Kwai Muk, Hsin-Tung-Ya and Wong-Lai-Tsao.

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