Litchis can be had in raw form as well as juiced form. You may also have litchi flavoured ice creams, puddings and various other food items. The calories content in each of these forms of litchis differs from each other.
One cup of litchis weighing approximately 190 grams contains 125 calories out of which 8 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of litchis contains around 0.8 gram of which 0.2 gram is saturated fat content, 0.3 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.2 gram is monounsaturated fat content. The sodium content in an equal quantity of litchis is 2 mg, carbohydrate content is 31.4 grams, dietary fiber content is 2.5 grams, sugar content is 28.9 grams and protein content is 1.6 grams.
One litchi fruit without refuse weighing around 9.6 grams contains around 6 calories and none of the calories comes from fat. The total carbohydrate content in an equal sized litchi fruit is 1.6 grams of which 0.1 gram is dietary fiber content and 1.5 gram is sugar.
Many people like consuming dried litchis. Dried litchis can also be added to certain food items in order to enhance their taste. While 100 grams of fresh raw litchis contain 66 calories and equal quantity of dried litchis contains 277 calories. One dried litchi fruit weighing approximately 2.5 grams contains around 7 calories.
Litchi juice is also a well liked form of litchi. An 8 oz serving of litchi juice contains around 140 calories. It contains 10 mg of sodium, 190 mg of potassium, 31 grams of total carbohydrate content, 30 grams of sugar and traces of iron. Litchi juice is a rich source of vitamin C. However, the calorie content and other nutritional value in litchi juice varies to some extent depending upon the brand.