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Dried fruit vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Dried fruit and Grapefruit

  • Dried fruit has more Copper, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, and Phosphorus, however Grapefruit has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Dried fruit is 35% higher.
  • Grapefruit has 33 times less Vitamin E than Dried fruit. Dried fruit has 4.33mg of Vitamin E , while Grapefruit has 0.13mg.

Food types used in this article are Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked 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 +150%
Contains more Iron +3225%
Contains more Magnesium +255.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +294.4%
Contains more Potassium +760.7%
Contains more Zinc +457.1%
Contains more Copper +971.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +3225%
Contains more Magnesium +255.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +294.4%
Contains more Potassium +760.7%
Contains more Zinc +457.1%
Contains more Copper +971.9%
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 A +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +3230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1169.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.7%
Contains more Folate +30%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
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 A +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +3230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1169.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.7%
Contains more Folate +30%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 9.06g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 0.77g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.14g Dried fruit
Carbs 62.64g 10.66g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 42kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g 0g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g 1.77g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 7.3g 1.6g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 22mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.08mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 9mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 18mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 135mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.39mg 0.07mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.032mg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 1150IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 0.13mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.031mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 0.204mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.262mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.053mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.1µg 0µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.008mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg 0.013mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.008mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg 0.015mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg 0.019mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg 0.007mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.013mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg 0.015mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg 0.008mg Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.021g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.02g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.036g Dried fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit 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
38
Dried fruit
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
50
Dried fruit
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
20%
Dried fruit
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Dried fruit
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
2%
Dried fruit
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 46.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.