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Grapefruit vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Fruit salad
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
5
Fruit salad

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
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Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +845.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +845.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
0%
Fruit salad

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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 Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 42 50 Fruit salad
Protein 0.77 0.51 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.03 Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2 3.3 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 13.05 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.25 Fruit salad
Calcium 22 11 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 116 Grapefruit
Magnesium 9 8 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 1 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 0.05 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.07 0.14 Fruit salad
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 14 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 5 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 600 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.011 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.014 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.356 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.053 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.027 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.005 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.011 Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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