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

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 C +212%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +212%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Folate +44.4%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Grapefruit
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
11
Apricot

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 the food
Protein
5%
Grapefruit
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Grapefruit Apricot
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Apricot
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 contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Grapefruit Apricot Opinion
Calories 42 48 Apricot
Protein 0.77 1.4 Apricot
Fats 0.14 0.39 Apricot
Vitamin C 31.2 10 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 11.12 Apricot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.39 Apricot
Calcium 22 13 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 259 Apricot
Magnesium 9 10 Apricot
Sugars 6.89 9.24 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 2 Apricot
Copper 0.032 0.078 Apricot
Zinc 0.07 0.2 Apricot
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 23 Apricot
Sodium 0 1 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 1279 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.13 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.03 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.04 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.6 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.24 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.054 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.3 Apricot
Folate 13 9 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.077 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.008 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.013 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.008 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.015 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.019 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.007 0.006 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.015 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.008 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 1.77 0.94 Grapefruit

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.