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Pomelo vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pomelo and Pineapple

  • Pomelo has more Vitamin C, while Pineapple has more Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Manganese is 40% higher.
  • Pineapple contains 2 times less Potassium than Pomelo. Pomelo contains 216mg of Potassium, while Pineapple contains 109mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pummelo, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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 Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +98.2%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +129.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +98.2%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +129.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.1%
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 11.72g Pineapple
Protein 0.76g 0.54g Pomelo
Fats 0.04g 0.12g Pineapple
Carbs 9.62g 13.12g Pineapple
Calories 38kcal 50kcal Pineapple
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar g 9.85g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 1.4g Pineapple
Calcium 4mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 0.11mg 0.29mg Pineapple
Magnesium 6mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 17mg 8mg Pomelo
Potassium 216mg 109mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.08mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.048mg 0.11mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 8IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pineapple
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 61mg 47.8mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate µg 18µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine mg 0.01mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.009g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.013g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.04g Pineapple

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Pomelo Pineapple
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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
13%
Pineapple
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.