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Common fig vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Common fig and Grapefruit

  • Common fig has more Fiber, while Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Grapefruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 32% higher.
  • Grapefruit contains 2 times less Sugar than Common fig. Common fig contains 16.26g of Sugar, while Grapefruit contains 6.89g.

The food types used in this comparison are Figs, 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
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Contains more Iron +362.5%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.9%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +362.5%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.9%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 B1 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1460%
Contains more Vitamin A +709.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Folate +116.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
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 B1 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1460%
Contains more Vitamin A +709.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Folate +116.7%

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
9
Common fig
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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%
Common fig
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Grapefruit

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

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Common fig Grapefruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 74 42 Common fig
Protein 0.75 0.77 Grapefruit
Fats 0.3 0.14 Common fig
Vitamin C 2 31.2 Grapefruit
Carbs 19.18 10.66 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.08 Common fig
Calcium 35 22 Common fig
Potassium 232 135 Common fig
Magnesium 17 9 Common fig
Sugar 16.26 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 2.9 1.6 Common fig
Copper 0.07 0.032 Common fig
Zinc 0.15 0.07 Common fig
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 14 18 Grapefruit
Sodium 1 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 142 1150 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.11 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.043 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.031 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.204 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.262 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.053 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 0 Common fig
Folate 6 13 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.021 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.02 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.036 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.024 0.013 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 0.008 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 0.015 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 0.019 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.018 0.013 Common fig
Valine 0.028 0.015 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 0.008 Common fig
Fructose 1.77 Grapefruit

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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.