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Pineapple vs Rambutan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pineapple and Rambutan?

  • Pineapple is higher in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, yet Rambutan is higher in Vitamin B3.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% more.
  • Pineapple has 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Rambutan. While Pineapple has 0.079mg of Vitamin B1, Rambutan has only 0.013mg.

We used Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Rambutan, canned, syrup pack types 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 Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +159.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
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% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +159.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%

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 A +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +875.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +507.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1083.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.4%
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 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +875.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +507.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1083.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +170.4%

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 Rambutan
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 19.97g Rambutan
Protein 0.54g 0.65g Rambutan
Fats 0.12g 0.21g Rambutan
Carbs 13.12g 20.87g Rambutan
Calories 50kcal 82kcal Rambutan
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g g Rambutan
Fiber 1.4g 0.9g Pineapple
Calcium 13mg 22mg Rambutan
Iron 0.29mg 0.35mg Rambutan
Magnesium 12mg 7mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 9mg Rambutan
Potassium 109mg 42mg Pineapple
Sodium 1mg 11mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.08mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg 0.066mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 3IU Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pineapple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 47.8mg 4.9mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.013mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.022mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.018mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 8µg 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 g Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pineapple Rambutan
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
5
Rambutan
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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 food.
Protein
3%
Pineapple
4%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
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. 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.