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Lychee vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 9.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Lychee Watermelon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lychee 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
33
Lychee
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Lychee
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
Lychee
4
:
Contains more Iron +29.2%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +252.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.8%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +29.2%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +252.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.8%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Lychee
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +782.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +782.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%

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
5%
Lychee
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
8%
Watermelon
Fats
2%
Lychee
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 Lychee Watermelon Opinion
Calories 66 30 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.61 Lychee
Fats 0.44 0.15 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 8.1 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 7.55 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.24 Lychee
Calcium 5 7 Watermelon
Potassium 171 112 Lychee
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 15.23 6.2 Lychee
Fiber 1.3 0.4 Lychee
Copper 0.148 0.042 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 31 11 Lychee
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 0 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.07 0.05 Lychee
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.021 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.178 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.045 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0.1 Lychee
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.016 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.037 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.05 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 0.007
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.041 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.009 0.006 Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
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