Longan, also known as “dragons eye” (because of a white eye shaped mark on the pit that appears as a pupil in the large eye) are soft and smaller than lychee fruits. Know the amazing longan benefits here in this post. But, before that know what it is and its nutrition value.
Longans have a brown and fragile skin. It has sensitive and translucent white flesh which has a musky grape like flavor, encasing a tiny black seed. Here you will learn about both raw and dried longan health benefits.
Longan fruit contains rich amount of Vitamin C that is equal to 80% of daily requirement. It also contains minerals like iron, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium. It is also rich in Vitamin A and essential in anti-oxidants.
|Nutrient||Unit||1 Value per 100.0g||1.0 fruit without refuse 3.2g|
|Total lipid (fat)||g||0.10||0.00|
|Carbohydrate, by difference||g||15.14||0.48|
|Fiber, total dietary||g||1.1||0.0|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||84.0||2.7|