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Grapefruit vs. Apricot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Grapefruit and Apricot

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, while Apricot has more Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Grapefruit covers your daily need of Vitamin C 24% more than Apricot.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Apricots, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +387.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Copper +143.8%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +387.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Copper +143.8%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Choline +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +584.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.054
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +212%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
Contains more Choline +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +584.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.054

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +81.8%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 11.12
Equal in Water - 86.35
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +81.8%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 11.12
Equal in Water - 86.35

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +750%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.9%
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +750%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.9%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fructose +88.3%
Contains more Sucrose +67.2%
Contains more Glucose +47.2%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
51% 23% 26%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 3.51 g
Glucose: 1.61 g
Fructose: 1.77 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Fructose +88.3%
Contains more Sucrose +67.2%
Contains more Glucose +47.2%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Grapefruit Apricot
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 Grapefruit Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 9.12g Apricot
Protein 0.77g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.14g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 10.66g 11.12g Apricot
Calories 42kcal 48kcal Apricot
Fructose 1.77g 0.94g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g 9.24g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6g 2g Apricot
Calcium 22mg 13mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.08mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 18mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 135mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 0mg 1mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.032mg 0.078mg Apricot
Manganese 0.022mg 0.077mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 1150IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 96µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin C 31.2mg 10mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.03mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.24mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.054mg Apricot
Folate 13µg 9µg Grapefruit
Choline 7.7mg 2.8mg Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.013mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.015mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.019mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.007mg 0.006mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.015mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.008mg 0.027mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.027g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Apricot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Grapefruit
15%
Apricot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Grapefruit
10%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.35g)
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 - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.