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Longan vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan 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
38
Longan
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Longan
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
Longan
4
:
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Copper +302.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Copper +302.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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
Longan
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +937%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +937%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033

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
8%
Longan
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
8%
Watermelon
Fats
0%
Longan
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 Longan Watermelon Opinion
Calories 60 30 Longan
Protein 1.31 0.61 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.15 Watermelon
Vitamin C 84 8.1 Longan
Carbs 15.14 7.55 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.13 0.24 Watermelon
Calcium 1 7 Watermelon
Potassium 266 112 Longan
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 1.1 0.4 Longan
Copper 0.169 0.042 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 21 11 Longan
Sodium 0 1 Longan
Vitamin A 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.021 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.178 Longan
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Watermelon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.034 0.027 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 0.019 Longan
Leucine 0.054 0.018 Longan
Lysine 0.046 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.013 0.006 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 0.015 Longan
Valine 0.058 0.016 Longan
Histidine 0.012 0.006 Longan
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.