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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
Pomelo
2
:
Contains more Potassium +98.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Contains more Potassium +98.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
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
1
:
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
5%
Pomelo
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
13%
Pineapple
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pomelo Pineapple
Lower in Sugars 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pomelo Pineapple
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sugars (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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pomelo Pineapple Opinion
Calories 38 50 Pineapple
Protein 0.76 0.54 Pomelo
Fats 0.04 0.12 Pineapple
Vitamin C 61 47.8 Pomelo
Carbs 9.62 13.12 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Iron 0.11 0.29 Pineapple
Calcium 4 13 Pineapple
Potassium 216 109 Pomelo
Magnesium 6 12 Pineapple
Sugars 9.85 Pomelo
Fiber 1 1.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.048 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.08 0.12 Pineapple
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 17 8 Pomelo
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 8 58 Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02 Pineapple
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.079 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.032 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.22 0.5 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213 Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.112 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Pineapple
Folate 18 Pineapple
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.009 Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005 Pineapple
Threonine 0.019 Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019 Pineapple
Leucine 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 Pineapple
Methionine 0.012 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 Pineapple
Fructose 2.12 Pineapple

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 of 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.