Grapes vs. Rhubarb

Nutrition comparison of Grapes and Rhubarb


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of grapes versus rhubarb (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in grapes and rhubarb:

  • Grape has more thiamin and Vitamin B6.
  • Rhubarb has 70% less calories than grape.
  • Rhubarb has 75% less carbohydrates than grape.
  • Rhubarb has signficantly less sugar than grape.
  • Rhubarb is a great source of potassium.
  • Rhubarb is an excellent source of calcium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of grapes and rhubarb is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Grapes (Grapes, red or green (European type, such as Thompson seedless), raw) and Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Rhubarb has 70% less calories than grape - rhubarb has 21 calories per 100 grams and grape has 69 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, grapes is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to rhubarb per calorie. Grapes has a macronutrient ratio of 4:95:2 and for rhubarb, 16:78:6 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Grapes Rhubarb
Protein 4% 16%
Carbohydrates 95% 78%
Fat 2% 6%
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carbohydrates

Rhubarb has 75% less carbohydrates than grape - rhubarb has 4.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and grape has 18.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Rhubarb has 100% more dietary fiber than grape - rhubarb has 1.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and grape has 0.9g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Rhubarb has signficantly less sugar than grape - rhubarb has 1.1g of sugar per 100 grams and grape has 15.5g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Rhubarb and grapes contain similar amounts of protein - rhubarb has 0.9g of protein per 100 grams and grape has 0.72g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both rhubarb and grapes are low in saturated fat - rhubarb has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and grape has 0.05g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Rhubarb has 150% more Vitamin C than grape - rhubarb has 8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and grape has 3.2mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Rhubarb and grapes contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - rhubarb has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and grape has 3ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Rhubarb and grapes contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - rhubarb has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and grape has 0.19mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Rhubarb and grapes contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - rhubarb has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and grape has 14.6ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Grape has more thiamin and Vitamin B6. Both grapes and rhubarb contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Grapes Rhubarb
Thiamin 0.069 MG 0.02 MG
Riboflavin 0.07 MG 0.03 MG
Niacin 0.188 MG 0.3 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.05 MG 0.085 MG
Vitamin B6 0.086 MG 0.024 MG
Folate 2 UG 7 UG

Minerals

calcium

Rhubarb is an excellent source of calcium and it has 760% more calcium than grape - rhubarb has 86mg of calcium per 100 grams and grape has 10mg of calcium.

iron

Rhubarb and grapes contain similar amounts of iron - rhubarb has 0.22mg of iron per 100 grams and grape has 0.36mg of iron.

potassium

Rhubarb is a great source of potassium and it has 51% more potassium than grape - rhubarb has 288mg of potassium per 100 grams and grape has 191mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both grapes and rhubarb contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Grapes Rhubarb
beta-carotene 39 UG 61 UG
alpha-carotene 1 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin 72 UG 170 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, rhubarb has more linoleic acid than grape per 100 grams.

Grapes Rhubarb
linoleic acid 0.037 G 0.099 G
Total 0.037 G 0.099 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Grapes (Grapes, red or green (European type, such as Thompson seedless), raw) and Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) .

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