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Grapefruit vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Grapefruit and Clementine

  • Grapefruit has less Vitamin C.
  • Clementine covers your daily Vitamin C needs 20% more than Grapefruit.
  • Grapefruit has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Clementines, 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
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

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 B5 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Clementine Opinion
Calories 42kcal 47kcal Clementine
Protein 0.77g 0.85g Clementine
Fats 0.14g 0.15g Clementine
Vitamin C 31.2mg 48.8mg Clementine
Net carbs 9.06g 10.32g Clementine
Carbs 10.66g 12.02g Clementine
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.08mg 0.14mg Clementine
Calcium 22mg 30mg Clementine
Potassium 135mg 177mg Clementine
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Clementine
Sugar 6.89g 9.18g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6g 1.7g Clementine
Copper 0.032mg 0.043mg Clementine
Zinc 0.07mg 0.06mg Grapefruit
Starch 0g 0g
Phosphorus 18mg 21mg Clementine
Sodium 0mg 1mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.03mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.151mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.075mg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Folate 13µg 24µg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g g Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g 1.64g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Clementine
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
20
Grapefruit
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
8
Clementine

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%
Grapefruit
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
12%
Clementine
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in minerals
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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/nutrients
  2. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.