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Pineapple vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pineapple and Fruit salad different?

  • Pineapple has more Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1 than Fruit salad.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pineapple is 49% higher.
  • Pineapple contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Fruit salad. While Pineapple contains 0.079mg of Vitamin B1, Fruit salad contains only 0.011mg.

Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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 +18.2%
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 116

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 +1348.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1348.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +934.5%

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.
Pineapple Fruit salad
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 0.54g 0.51g Pineapple
Fats 0.12g 0.03g Pineapple
Carbs 13.12g 13.05g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 50kcal
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g g Fruit salad
Fiber 1.4g 1g Pineapple
Calcium 13mg 11mg Pineapple
Iron 0.29mg 0.25mg Pineapple
Magnesium 12mg 8mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 14mg Fruit salad
Potassium 109mg 116mg Fruit salad
Sodium 1mg 5mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.11mg 0.05mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 3.3mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.011mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.014mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.356mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.053mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.027mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 3µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.005g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.011g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Fruit salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
21
Pineapple
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Pineapple
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Pineapple
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/nutrients
  2. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.