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Purple mangosteen vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Purple mangosteen and Grapefruit different?

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A than Purple mangosteen.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Grapefruit is 31% higher.
  • Purple mangosteen contains 2 times more Folate than Grapefruit. While Purple mangosteen contains 31µg of Folate, Grapefruit contains only 13µg.

Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas are the varieties used 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 Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +115.6%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +181.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +115.6%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +181.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 69% 3% 0% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%

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.
Purple mangosteen Grapefruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 73kcal 42kcal Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.58g 0.14g Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Net carbs 16.11g 9.06g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 10.66g Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.3mg 0.08mg Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 22mg Grapefruit
Potassium 48mg 135mg Grapefruit
Magnesium 13mg 9mg Purple mangosteen
Sugar g 6.89g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.032mg Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.21mg 0.07mg Purple mangosteen
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Phosphorus 8mg 18mg Grapefruit
Sodium 7mg 0mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 35IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.043mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.031mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.204mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Grapefruit
Folate 31µg 13µg Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.021g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.036g Grapefruit
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Purple mangosteen Grapefruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
6
Purple mangosteen
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
6
Grapefruit

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $4.7)
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.
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/nutrients
  2. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.