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Grapefruit vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Grapefruit and Pomelo?

  • Pomelo is richer than Grapefruit in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 33% more.
  • Grapefruit has 2 times more Fiber than Pomelo. While Grapefruit has 1.6g of Fiber, Pomelo has only 1g.

We used Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Pummelo, raw types 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
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Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17

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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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22
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 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +14275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22

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
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
0%
Pomelo

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

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Grapefruit Pomelo
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 is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
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 - 53)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Pomelo Opinion
Calories 42 38 Grapefruit
Protein 0.77 0.76 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.04 Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2 61 Pomelo
Carbs 10.66 9.62 Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.08 0.11 Pomelo
Calcium 22 4 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 216 Pomelo
Magnesium 9 6 Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89 Pomelo
Fiber 1.6 1 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 0.048 Pomelo
Zinc 0.07 0.08 Pomelo
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 17 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 1 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 8 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.034 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.22 Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.262 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.036 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folate 13 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77 Grapefruit

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.