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Watermelon vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Cherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Cherry
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
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
7
Cherry

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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5
Cherry
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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
:
6
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044

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
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Cherry

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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 Cherry Opinion
Calories 30 50 Cherry
Protein 0.61 1 Cherry
Fats 0.15 0.3 Cherry
Vitamin C 8.1 10 Cherry
Carbs 7.55 12.18 Cherry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.32 Cherry
Calcium 7 16 Cherry
Potassium 112 173 Cherry
Magnesium 10 9 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 8.49 Cherry
Fiber 0.4 1.6 Cherry
Copper 0.042 0.104 Cherry
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 15 Cherry
Sodium 1 3 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 1283 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.05 0.07 Cherry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.03 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.04 Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.4 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.143 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.044 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 2.1 Cherry
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.068 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.082 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.09 Cherry
Tryptophan 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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