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Watermelon vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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.
Watermelon Apple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Watermelon Apple
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
9
Watermelon
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
3
Apple

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
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0
Apple
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Potassium - 107
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Potassium - 107
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
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
:
3
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041
Contains more Vitamin C +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +953.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041

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
4%
Watermelon
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Apple

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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 Watermelon Apple Opinion
Calories 30 52 Apple
Protein 0.61 0.26 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.17 Apple
Vitamin C 8.1 4.6 Watermelon
Carbs 7.55 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.12 Watermelon
Calcium 7 6 Watermelon
Potassium 112 107 Watermelon
Magnesium 10 5 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 10.39 Apple
Fiber 0.4 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.042 0.027 Watermelon
Zinc 0.1 0.04 Watermelon
Starch 0 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 11
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 569 54 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.017 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.026 Apple
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.091 Watermelon
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.061 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.041 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.028 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.007 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.007 0.001 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 0.006 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.006 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 0.013 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 0.012 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.001 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.006 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 0.012 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 0.005 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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