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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.
  • 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
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Contains more Potassium +221.4%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Calcium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 7% 4% 5% 22% 3% 4% 2%
Contains more Potassium +221.4%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
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 C +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +38233.3%
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 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 17% 1% 0% 0% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +38233.3%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
5%
Grapefruit
4%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Grapefruit Rambutan
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Rambutan
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 contains less Sugars?
Rambutan
Rambutan contains less Sugars (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Grapefruit Rambutan Opinion
Calories 42 82 Rambutan
Protein 0.77 0.65 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.21 Rambutan
Vitamin C 31.2 4.9 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 20.87 Rambutan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.08 0.35 Rambutan
Calcium 22 22
Potassium 135 42 Grapefruit
Magnesium 9 7 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 Rambutan
Fiber 1.6 0.9 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 0.066 Rambutan
Zinc 0.07 0.08 Rambutan
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 9 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 11 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 3 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.013 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.022 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 1.352 Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.018 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.02 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folate 13 8 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Rambutan
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 of 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.