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Pomelo vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pomelo and Quince

  • Pomelo has more Vitamin C, while Quince has more Copper, and Iron.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 51% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Pummelo, raw and Quinces, 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
Pomelo
3
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4
Quince
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +170.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Equal in Potassium - 197
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% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +170.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Equal in Potassium - 197

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
3
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5
Quince
Contains more Vitamin C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 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% 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 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Quince Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 13.4g Quince
Protein 0.76g 0.4g Pomelo
Fats 0.04g 0.1g Quince
Carbs 9.62g 15.3g Quince
Calories 38kcal 57kcal Quince
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1g 1.9g Quince
Calcium 4mg 11mg Quince
Iron 0.11mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 6mg 8mg Quince
Phosphorus 17mg 17mg
Potassium 216mg 197mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 4mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.08mg 0.04mg Pomelo
Copper 0.048mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 8IU 40IU Quince
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 61mg 15mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.02mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.2mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 mg 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.04mg Quince
Folate µg 3µg Quince
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.01g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pomelo Quince
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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
15%
Quince
Fats
0%
Pomelo
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.