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Lychee fruit

Scientific name: Litchi chinensis

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Lychee fruit contains 66 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity birch pollen Lychee fruit can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Lychee fruit is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 7 days


Can lychee fruit be frozen? Yes
Preparation Clean and rinse
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

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Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 66 kcal / 276 kj
Fat 0,44 g
Saturated fat 0,1 g
Carbohydrates 16,5 g
Sugars 15,2 g
Protein 0,83 g
Salt 0 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Lychee fruit has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a fair amount of sugars. Lychee fruit contains a lesser amount of protein and has no salt at all.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin e, vitamin k


Lychee fruit contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities birch pollen
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes


Diabetes friendly Borderline
Glycemic index (GI) 57
Please note!
The above is only a general guide based on GI value. Always consult a doctor about your personal situation.

Weight and volume

1 l lychee fruit in grams 800 g
1 dl lychee fruit in grams 80 g
1 cl lychee fruit in grams 8 g
1 ml lychee fruit in grams 0,8 g
1 tbsp lychee fruit in grams 12 g
1 tsp lychee fruit in grams 4 g
1 krm lychee fruit in grams 0,8 g
1 kg lychee fruit in liters 1,25 liters
1 hg lychee fruit in dl 1,25 dl
1 g lychee fruit in ml 1,25 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,1 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of lychee fruit you need to run about 1,1 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 2,36 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of lychee fruit you need to ride a bike about 2,36 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 20 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of lychee fruit you need to swim for 20 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 40 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of lychee fruit you need to workout for 40 minutes at a decent intensity.