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Grapefruit vs Rambutan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Grapefruit and Rambutan

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, while Rambutan has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Grapefruit covers your daily need of Vitamin C 29% more than Rambutan.
  • Grapefruit contains 3 times more Potassium than Rambutan. While Grapefruit contains 135mg of Potassium, Rambutan contains only 42mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Rambutan, canned, syrup pack.

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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 Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +221.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Equal in Calcium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +221.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Equal in Calcium - 22

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 +38233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.7%
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 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +38233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 19.97g Rambutan
Protein 0.77g 0.65g Grapefruit
Fats 0.14g 0.21g Rambutan
Carbs 10.66g 20.87g Rambutan
Calories 42kcal 82kcal Rambutan
Starch 0g g Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g g Rambutan
Fiber 1.6g 0.9g Grapefruit
Calcium 22mg 22mg
Iron 0.08mg 0.35mg Rambutan
Magnesium 9mg 7mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18mg 9mg Grapefruit
Potassium 135mg 42mg Grapefruit
Sodium 0mg 11mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.08mg Rambutan
Copper 0.032mg 0.066mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 1150IU 3IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0µg µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 4.9mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.022mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.018mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.02mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg 8µg Grapefruit
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 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Rambutan
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
5
Rambutan
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
7
Rambutan

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
4%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
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 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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.