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Grapefruit vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Grapefruit and Pineapple different?

  • Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin A, while Pineapple is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Pineapple covers your daily need of Manganese 39% more than Grapefruit.
  • Grapefruit contains 19 times more Vitamin A than Pineapple. Grapefruit contains 58µg of Vitamin A, while Pineapple contains 3µg.
  • Grapefruit is lower in Sugar.

Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Pineapple, raw, all varieties types were used in this article.

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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 Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%

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 +1882.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
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 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +1882.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Pineapple Opinion
Calories 42kcal 50kcal Pineapple
Protein 0.77g 0.54g Grapefruit
Fats 0.14g 0.12g Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 47.8mg Pineapple
Net carbs 9.06g 11.72g Pineapple
Carbs 10.66g 13.12g Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.08mg 0.29mg Pineapple
Calcium 22mg 13mg Grapefruit
Potassium 135mg 109mg Grapefruit
Magnesium 9mg 12mg Pineapple
Sugar 6.89g 9.85g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6g 1.4g Grapefruit
Copper 0.032mg 0.11mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.07mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Starch 0g 0g
Phosphorus 18mg 8mg Grapefruit
Sodium 0mg 1mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU 58IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.02mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.213mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Folate 13µg 18µg Pineapple
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.013g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g 0.04g Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.005mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.015mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.019mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.007mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine 0.015mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.008mg 0.01mg Pineapple
Fructose 1.77g 2.12g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Pineapple
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
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
13%
Pineapple
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.96g)
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 - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit 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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/nutrients
  2. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.