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Grapefruit vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 3.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Grapefruit Apple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Apple
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
22
Grapefruit
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
3
Apple

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
1
Apple
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
2
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +578.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2029.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +329.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +578.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2029.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +329.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
5%
Grapefruit
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Apple

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Grapefruit Apple Opinion
Calories 42 52 Apple
Protein 0.77 0.26 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.17 Apple
Vitamin C 31.2 4.6 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.12 Apple
Calcium 22 6 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 107 Grapefruit
Magnesium 9 5 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 10.39 Apple
Fiber 1.6 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.032 0.027 Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07 0.04 Grapefruit
Starch 0 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 18 11 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 1 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 54 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.017 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.026 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.091 Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.061 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.041 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.028 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.007 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.008 0.001 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 0.006 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 0.006 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 0.013 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 0.012 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 0.001 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 0.006 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 0.012 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 0.005 Grapefruit
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