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Fruit salad vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fruit salad and Grapefruit

  • Fruit salad has more Manganese, however Grapefruit is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Grapefruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Fruit salad.
  • Grapefruit contains 7 times less Manganese than Fruit salad. Fruit salad contains 0.151mg of Manganese, while Grapefruit contains 0.022mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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 +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
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 B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +845.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
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 B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +845.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +333.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit salad Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 12.05g 9.06g Fruit salad
Protein 0.51g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.03g 0.14g Grapefruit
Carbs 13.05g 10.66g Fruit salad
Calories 50kcal 42kcal Fruit salad
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar g 6.89g Fruit salad
Fiber 1g 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 11mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.25mg 0.08mg Fruit salad
Magnesium 8mg 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 14mg 18mg Grapefruit
Potassium 116mg 135mg Grapefruit
Sodium 5mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.14mg 0.07mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.05mg 0.032mg Fruit salad
Vitamin A 600IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.3mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.014mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.356mg 0.204mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.027mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 3µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.004g 0.021g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011g 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit salad 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
6
Fruit salad
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
7
Fruit salad
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
3%
Fruit salad
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.