Nutrition in Grapefruits

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Nutrition in Grapefruits





Grapefruit is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is sour to semi-sweet to bitter in taste. There are different types of grapefruits grown all around the world. Two main varieties are: White-Fleshed Grapefruit and Red/Pink-Fleshed Grapefruits. Like all other citrus fruits, it belongs to the family Rutaceae and is a native of South-East Asian region.

Nutrition in Grapefruits: According to USDA, grapefruits are rich in antioxidant vitamins and minerals. A detailed account of nutrients present in 100 g of edible portion of raw grapefruits is given below:

  1. Protein-0.63 g
  2. Fiber-1.1 g
  3. Calcium-12 mg
  4. Iron-0.09 mg
  5. Potassium-139 mg
  6. Zinc-0.07 mg
  7. Vitamin C-34.4 mg
  8. Thiamin-0.036 mg
  9. Riboflavin-0.02 mg
  10. Niacin-0.25 mg
  11. Vitamin B-6-0.042 mg
  12. Folate-10 Aug
  13. Vitamin A-927 IU
  14. Vitamin E-0.13 mg

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Nutrition in Grapefruit Juice: Grapefruits are generally consumed as fresh juices. Both white-fleshed and pink-fleshed grapefruits are used for making juices. A detailed account of nutrients present in fresh juice of white-coloured grapefruits is given below:

  1. Water -90 g
  2. Energy -39 kcal
  3. Protein -0.5 g
  4. Total lipid (fat) -0.1 g
  5. Carbohydrate-9.2 g
  6. Fiber, total dietary -0.1 g
  7. Sugars, total -9.1 g
  8. Calcium-9 mg
  9. Iron-0.2 mg
  10. Magnesium-12 mg
  11. Phosphorus-15 mg
  12. Potassium-162 mg
  13. Sodium-1 mg
  14. Zinc-0.05 mg
  15. Vitamin C-38 mg
  16. Thiamin-0.04 mg
  17. Riboflavin-0.02 mg
  18. Niacin-0.2 mg
  19. Vitamin B-6-0.044 mg
  20. Folate-10 ug
  21. Vitamin A-10 IU
  22. Vitamin E-0.22 mg
  23. Fatty acids, total saturated -0.014 g
  24. Fatty acids, total monounsaturated -0.013 g
  25. Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -0.024 g

Nutrients in Raw PINK Grapefruit juice: A detailed account of nutrients present in fresh juice of grapefruits having pink flesh is given below:

  1. Water -90 g
  2. Energy -39 kcal
  3. Protein -0.5 g
  4. Total lipid (fat) -0.1 g
  5. Carbohydrate-9.2 g
  6. Calcium-9 mg
  7. Iron-0.2 mg
  8. Magnesium-12 mg
  9. Phosphorus-15 mg
  10. Potassium-162 mg
  11. Sodium-1 mg
  12. Zinc-0.05 mg
  13. Vitamin C-38 mg
  14. Thiamin-0.04 mg
  15. Riboflavin-0.02 mg
  16. Niacin-0.2 mg
  17. Vitamin B-6-0.044 mg
  18. Folate-10 ug
  19. Vitamin A-440 IU
  20. Fatty acids, total saturated -0.014 g
  21. Fatty acids, total monounsaturated -0.013 g
  22. Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -0.024 g

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