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Grapefruit vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sugars (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
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 Pomelo
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Pomelo
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
27
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
5
Pomelo

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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Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17

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
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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22

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
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
0%
Pomelo

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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 Pomelo Opinion
Calories 42 38 Grapefruit
Protein 0.77 0.76 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.04 Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2 61 Pomelo
Carbs 10.66 9.62 Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.08 0.11 Pomelo
Calcium 22 4 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 216 Pomelo
Magnesium 9 6 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 1 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 0.048 Pomelo
Zinc 0.07 0.08 Pomelo
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 17 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 1 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 8 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.034 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.22 Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.262 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.036 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 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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