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Orange vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Orange Watermelon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Orange 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
27
Orange
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Orange
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
Orange
5
:
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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
Orange
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +556.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
6%
Orange
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Orange
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 Orange Watermelon Opinion
Calories 47 30 Orange
Protein 0.94 0.61 Orange
Fats 0.12 0.15 Watermelon
Vitamin C 53.2 8.1 Orange
Carbs 11.75 7.55 Orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.1 0.24 Watermelon
Calcium 40 7 Orange
Potassium 181 112 Orange
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 9.35 6.2 Orange
Fiber 2.4 0.4 Orange
Copper 0.045 0.042 Orange
Zinc 0.07 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 14 11 Orange
Sodium 0 1 Orange
Vitamin A 225 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.18 0.05 Orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.033 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.021 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.282 0.178 Orange
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.221 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.045 Orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 0.016 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025 0.05 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.009 0.007 Orange
Threonine 0.015 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.025 0.019 Orange
Leucine 0.023 0.018 Orange
Lysine 0.047 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.02 0.006 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 0.015 Orange
Valine 0.04 0.016 Orange
Histidine 0.018 0.006 Orange
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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