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Grapefruit vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Nectarine
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Nectarine
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
9
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
7
Nectarine

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
:
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Copper +168.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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 +477.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +246.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%
Contains more Vitamin E +492.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +477.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +246.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%
Contains more Vitamin E +492.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.5%
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
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
11%
Nectarine
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Nectarine

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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 Nectarine Opinion
Calories 42 44 Nectarine
Protein 0.77 1.06 Nectarine
Fats 0.14 0.32 Nectarine
Vitamin C 31.2 5.4 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 10.55 Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.28 Nectarine
Calcium 22 6 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 201 Nectarine
Magnesium 9 9
Sugars 6.89 7.89 Nectarine
Fiber 1.6 1.7 Nectarine
Copper 0.032 0.086 Nectarine
Zinc 0.07 0.17 Nectarine
Starch 0 0.07 Nectarine
Phosphorus 18 26 Nectarine
Sodium 0 0
Vitamin A 1150 332 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 0.77 Nectarine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.034 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 1.125 Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.185 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.025 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.2 Nectarine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.025 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.088 Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.113 Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.008 0.005 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 0.009 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 0.009 Nectarine
Leucine 0.015 0.014 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 0.016 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 0.006 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 0.021 Nectarine
Valine 0.015 0.013 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 0.008
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