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Loquat vs. Grapefruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Loquat and Grapefruit?

  • Loquat is richer in Manganese, yet Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Grapefruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 34% higher.
  • Loquat has 7 times more Manganese than Grapefruit. Loquat has 0.148mg of Manganese, while Grapefruit has 0.022mg.

We used Loquats, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas types in this comparison.

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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 +250%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +97%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +572.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 11% 10% 12% 24% 1% 2% 14% 20% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +97%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +572.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +40%

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.
Loquat
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Contains more Vitamin A +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.3%
Equal in Folate - 13
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 92% 0% 0% 4% 5% 6% 4% 0% 24% 11% 0% 0% 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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.3%
Equal in Folate - 13

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +13.9%
Contains more Other +35.1%
Contains more Protein +79.1%
Equal in Water - 88.06
12% 87%
Protein: 0.43 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 12.14 g
Water: 86.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +13.9%
Contains more Other +35.1%
Contains more Protein +79.1%
Equal in Water - 88.06

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150%
29% 6% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Loquat Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 10.44g 9.06g Loquat
Protein 0.43g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.2g 0.14g Loquat
Carbs 12.14g 10.66g Loquat
Calories 47kcal 42kcal Loquat
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g Loquat
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Loquat
Calcium 16mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.28mg 0.08mg Loquat
Magnesium 13mg 9mg Loquat
Phosphorus 27mg 18mg Loquat
Potassium 266mg 135mg Loquat
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.05mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.04mg 0.032mg Loquat
Manganese 0.148mg 0.022mg Loquat
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Loquat
Vitamin A 1528IU 1150IU Loquat
Vitamin A RAE 76µg 58µg Loquat
Vitamin E 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 1mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.019mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.024mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.18mg 0.204mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.053mg Loquat
Folate 14µg 13µg Loquat
Choline 7.7mg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.015mg 0.013mg Loquat
Isoleucine 0.015mg 0.008mg Loquat
Leucine 0.026mg 0.015mg Loquat
Lysine 0.023mg 0.019mg Loquat
Methionine 0.004mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.013mg Loquat
Valine 0.021mg 0.015mg Loquat
Histidine 0.007mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.021g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.036g Loquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Loquat Grapefruit
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
11%
Loquat
18%
Grapefruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Loquat
5%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Loquat
Loquat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Loquat
Loquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
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)

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. Loquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169908/nutrients
  2. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.