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Pomelo vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pomelo and Mandarin orange

  • Mandarin orange has less Vitamin C than Pomelo.
  • Pomelo covers your daily need of Vitamin C 38% more than Mandarin orange.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pummelo, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%

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
Pomelo
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Contains more Vitamin C +128.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +8412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
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% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +8412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%

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.
Pomelo Mandarin orange
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 11.54g Mandarin orange
Protein 0.76g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.04g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 9.62g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Calories 38kcal 53kcal Mandarin orange
Starch g 0g Mandarin orange
Fructose g 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar g 10.58g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 4mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.11mg 0.15mg Mandarin orange
Magnesium 6mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 17mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 216mg 166mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.08mg 0.07mg Pomelo
Copper 0.048mg 0.042mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 8IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D IU 0IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin D µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 61mg 26.7mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.376mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Threonine mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.06g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pomelo Mandarin orange
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
19
Pomelo
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
8
Mandarin orange

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
5%
Pomelo
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange 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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/nutrients
  2. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.