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Pineapple vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.65g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
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 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.
Pineapple Watermelon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple 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
25
Pineapple
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Pineapple
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 Iron +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +161.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Equal in Potassium - 112
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +161.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Equal in Potassium - 112
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +490.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +881%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221
Contains more Vitamin C +490.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +881%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221

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%
Pineapple
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Pineapple
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 Pineapple Watermelon Opinion
Calories 50 30 Pineapple
Protein 0.54 0.61 Watermelon
Fats 0.12 0.15 Watermelon
Vitamin C 47.8 8.1 Pineapple
Carbs 13.12 7.55 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.29 0.24 Pineapple
Calcium 13 7 Pineapple
Potassium 109 112 Watermelon
Magnesium 12 10 Pineapple
Sugars 9.85 6.2 Pineapple
Fiber 1.4 0.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.11 0.042 Pineapple
Zinc 0.12 0.1 Pineapple
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 8 11 Watermelon
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 58 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.02 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.079 0.033 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.021 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.178 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.112 0.045 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.1 Pineapple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.009 0.016 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 0.05 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.005 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.019 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.019
Leucine 0.024 0.018 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.012 0.006 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 0.015 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 0.016 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 0.006 Pineapple
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