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Pomelo vs Grapefruit - 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.
Pomelo Grapefruit
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
Pomelo Grapefruit
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
27
Pomelo
22
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
5
Pomelo
5
Grapefruit

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
Pomelo
4
:
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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
Pomelo
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.204
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.204

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

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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 Pomelo Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 38 42 Grapefruit
Protein 0.76 0.77 Grapefruit
Fats 0.04 0.14 Grapefruit
Vitamin C 61 31.2 Pomelo
Carbs 9.62 10.66 Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.11 0.08 Pomelo
Calcium 4 22 Grapefruit
Potassium 216 135 Pomelo
Magnesium 6 9 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1 1.6 Grapefruit
Copper 0.048 0.032 Pomelo
Zinc 0.08 0.07 Pomelo
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 17 18 Grapefruit
Sodium 1 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 8 1150 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.043 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.031 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.22 0.204 Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.262 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.053 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)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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