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Pineapple vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pineapple and Grapefruit different?

  • Pineapple is richer in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Copper, while Grapefruit is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pineapple covers your daily need of Manganese 39% more than Grapefruit.
  • Pineapple contains 3 times more Copper than Grapefruit. Pineapple contains 0.11mg of Copper, while Grapefruit contains 0.032mg.
  • Grapefruit is lower in Sugar.

Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas types were 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 Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +243.8%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1882.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Folate +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1882.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

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 Grapefruit
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 9.06g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.12g 0.14g Grapefruit
Carbs 13.12g 10.66g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 42kcal Pineapple
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 2.12g 1.77g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.4g 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 13mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.29mg 0.08mg Pineapple
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 18mg Grapefruit
Potassium 109mg 135mg Grapefruit
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 31.2mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.043mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.031mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.204mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.053mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 13µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.019mg 0.013mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.008mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg 0.015mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg 0.007mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.013mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg 0.015mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg 0.008mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.021g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.036g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Grapefruit
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
21
Pineapple
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. 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.