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Clementine vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Clementine and Grapefruit

  • Grapefruit has less Vitamin C.
  • Clementine covers your daily Vitamin C needs 20% more than Grapefruit.

Food varieties used in this article are Clementines, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 69% 3% 0% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

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.
Clementine Grapefruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 47kcal 42kcal Clementine
Protein 0.85g 0.77g Clementine
Fats 0.15g 0.14g Clementine
Vitamin C 48.8mg 31.2mg Clementine
Net carbs 10.32g 9.06g Clementine
Carbs 12.02g 10.66g Clementine
Cholesterol mg 0mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.14mg 0.08mg Clementine
Calcium 30mg 22mg Clementine
Potassium 177mg 135mg Clementine
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Clementine
Sugar 9.18g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Clementine
Copper 0.043mg 0.032mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Starch 0g 0g
Phosphorus 21mg 18mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.13mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.043mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.204mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.053mg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Folate 24µg 13µg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.021g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.036g Grapefruit
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Fructose 1.64g 1.77g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine Grapefruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
21
Clementine
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Clementine
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Clementine
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in minerals
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/nutrients
  2. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.