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Grapefruit vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Grapefruit and Purple mangosteen different?

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE than Purple mangosteen.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Grapefruit is 31% higher.
  • Grapefruit contains 29 times more Vitamin A RAE than Purple mangosteen. While Grapefruit contains 58µg of Vitamin A RAE, Purple mangosteen contains only 2µg.

Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack are the varieties 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 +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +115.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +115.6%

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 +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +138.5%
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 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +138.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.77g 0.41g Grapefruit
Fats 0.14g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 10.66g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 42kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch 0g g Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.6g 1.8g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 22mg 12mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.08mg 0.3mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 9mg 13mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 18mg 8mg Grapefruit
Potassium 135mg 48mg Grapefruit
Sodium 0mg 7mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.032mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 1150IU 35IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 2.9mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.286mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.032mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.018mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grapefruit Purple mangosteen
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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $4.7)
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.
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.