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Pomelo vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Lemon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Pomelo Lemon
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
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Pomelo
6
Lemon

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
5
:
3
Lemon
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Copper +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Copper +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16

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
3
:
8
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin C +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
9%
Lemon
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Lemon

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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 Lemon Opinion
Calories 38 29 Pomelo
Protein 0.76 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.04 0.3 Lemon
Vitamin C 61 53 Pomelo
Carbs 9.62 9.32 Pomelo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Iron 0.11 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 4 26 Lemon
Potassium 216 138 Pomelo
Magnesium 6 8 Lemon
Sugars 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 1 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.048 0.037 Pomelo
Zinc 0.08 0.06 Pomelo
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Phosphorus 17 16 Pomelo
Sodium 1 2 Pomelo
Vitamin A 8 22 Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.02 Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.22 0.1 Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.19 Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Lemon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Lemon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 Lemon
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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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