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Grapefruit vs. Rose apple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Grapefruit and Rose apple

  • Rose apple contains less Vitamin C than Grapefruit.

Food types used in this article are Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Rose-apples, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +31.8%
Contains more Manganese +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 3% 4% 4% 11% 0% 2% 6% 4% 0%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +31.8%
Contains more Manganese +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 123

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +239.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 21% 0% 0% 75% 5% 7% 15% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +239.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +28.3%
Contains more Carbs +87%
Contains more Fats +114.3%
Equal in Water - 93
Equal in Other - 0.4
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
6% 93%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.7 g
Water: 93 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +28.3%
Contains more Carbs +87%
Contains more Fats +114.3%
Equal in Water - 93
Equal in Other - 0.4

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Grapefruit Rose apple
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Rose apple Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 5.7g Grapefruit
Protein 0.77g 0.6g Grapefruit
Fats 0.14g 0.3g Rose apple
Carbs 10.66g 5.7g Grapefruit
Calories 42kcal 25kcal Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g Rose apple
Fiber 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 22mg 29mg Rose apple
Iron 0.08mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Magnesium 9mg 5mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18mg 8mg Grapefruit
Potassium 135mg 123mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.06mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.032mg 0.016mg Grapefruit
Manganese 0.022mg 0.029mg Rose apple
Selenium 0.1µg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU 339IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 17µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 22.3mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.02mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.03mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.8mg Rose apple
Vitamin B5 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg Grapefruit
Choline 7.7mg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Saturated Fat 0.021g Rose apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Rose apple
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Grapefruit
9%
Rose apple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Grapefruit
4%
Rose apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose apple
Rose apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose apple
Rose apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rose apple
Rose apple is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/nutrients
  2. Rose apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168171/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.