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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 RAE.
  • 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
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Iron +362.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +71.9%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Iron +362.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +71.9%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
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 A +709.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1460%
Contains more Folate +116.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
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 A +709.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1460%
Contains more Folate +116.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 9.06g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.3g 0.14g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 10.66g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 42kcal Common fig
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 16.26g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 2.9g 1.6g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 22mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.08mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 9mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 18mg Grapefruit
Potassium 232mg 135mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.15mg 0.07mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.032mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.043mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.031mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.204mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.262mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.053mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.024mg 0.013mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.008mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg 0.015mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg 0.019mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.013mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg 0.015mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg 0.008mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.021g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.02g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.036g Common fig

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Common fig Grapefruit
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
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

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.

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.