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Apple vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apple and Pomelo different?

  • Apple is richer in Fiber, while Pomelo is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Pomelo covers your daily need of Vitamin C 63% more than Apple.
  • Apple contains 2 times more Fiber than Pomelo. Apple contains 2.4g of Fiber, while Pomelo contains 1g.

Apples, raw, with skin and Pummelo, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Apple
2
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5
Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +101.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +77.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.11
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +101.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +77.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.11
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Apple
7
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4
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +575%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +575%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Pomelo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 8.62g Apple
Protein 0.26g 0.76g Pomelo
Fats 0.17g 0.04g Apple
Carbs 13.81g 9.62g Apple
Calories 52kcal 38kcal Apple
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g g Pomelo
Fiber 2.4g 1g Apple
Calcium 6mg 4mg Apple
Iron 0.12mg 0.11mg Apple
Magnesium 5mg 6mg Pomelo
Phosphorus 11mg 17mg Pomelo
Potassium 107mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.04mg 0.08mg Pomelo
Copper 0.027mg 0.048mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 54IU 8IU Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Apple
Vitamin C 4.6mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.034mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.027mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.22mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.061mg mg Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.036mg Apple
Folate 3µg µg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Pomelo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
7
Pomelo

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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Apple
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pomelo
Pomelo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.