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Purple mangosteen vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Purple mangosteen and Pomelo

  • Purple mangosteen has less Vitamin C.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 65% more.
  • Purple mangosteen has 2 times more Magnesium than Pomelo. Purple mangosteen has 13mg of Magnesium, while Pomelo has 6mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Pummelo, 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +350%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +350%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +2003.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
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% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +2003.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 8.62g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.76g Pomelo
Fats 0.58g 0.04g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 9.62g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 38kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.8g 1g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 4mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.3mg 0.11mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 13mg 6mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 17mg Pomelo
Potassium 48mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 7mg 1mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.21mg 0.08mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.048mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 35IU 8IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin D 0µg µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.034mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.027mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.22mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.032mg mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.036mg Pomelo
Folate 31µg µg Purple mangosteen
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 g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Purple mangosteen Pomelo
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
6
Purple mangosteen
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
10%
Pomelo
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $4.7)
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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.