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Fruit salad vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fruit salad Watermelon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fruit salad Watermelon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
6
Fruit salad
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Fruit salad
4
Watermelon

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 +57.1%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Equal in Potassium - 112
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Equal in Potassium - 112

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569

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 the food
Protein
3%
Fruit salad
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
8%
Watermelon
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
1%
Watermelon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fruit salad Watermelon Opinion
Calories 50 30 Fruit salad
Protein 0.51 0.61 Watermelon
Fats 0.03 0.15 Watermelon
Vitamin C 3.3 8.1 Watermelon
Carbs 13.05 7.55 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.24 Fruit salad
Calcium 11 7 Fruit salad
Potassium 116 112 Fruit salad
Magnesium 8 10 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 1 0.4 Fruit salad
Copper 0.05 0.042 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.14 0.1 Fruit salad
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 14 11 Fruit salad
Sodium 5 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 600 569 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.014 0.021 Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.356 0.178 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.027 0.045 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.004 0.016 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011 0.05 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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