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Grapefruit vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Grapefruit and Jackfruit?

  • Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Jackfruit is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Jackfruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 21% higher.
  • Grapefruit has 12 times more Vitamin A RAE than Jackfruit. Grapefruit has 58µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Jackfruit has 5µg.
  • Grapefruit contains less Sugar.

We used Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Jackfruit, raw types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +187.5%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +137.5%
Equal in Calcium - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +187.5%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +137.5%
Equal in Calcium - 24

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 +945.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +520.8%
Contains more Folate +84.6%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +945.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +520.8%
Contains more Folate +84.6%

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 Jackfruit
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 0.77g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.14g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 10.66g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 42kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch 0g 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose 1.77g 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 6.89g 19.08g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6g 1.5g Grapefruit
Calcium 22mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.08mg 0.23mg Jackfruit
Magnesium 9mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 18mg 21mg Jackfruit
Potassium 135mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 0mg 2mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.13mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.032mg 0.076mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 1150IU 110IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0µg µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 13.7mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.235mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 13µg 24µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.013mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.015mg 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.019mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.007mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.015mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.008mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.195g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g 0.094g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Jackfruit
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
20
Grapefruit
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
14
Jackfruit

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
3%
Jackfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.174g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.