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Watermelon vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
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.
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 Common plum
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Common plum
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
10
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
5
Common plum

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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Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +420%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +6300%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +420%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +6300%

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
11%
Common plum
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Common plum

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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 Common plum Opinion
Calories 30 46 Common plum
Protein 0.61 0.7 Common plum
Fats 0.15 0.28 Common plum
Vitamin C 8.1 9.5 Common plum
Carbs 7.55 11.42 Common plum
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.17 Watermelon
Calcium 7 6 Watermelon
Potassium 112 157 Common plum
Magnesium 10 7 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 9.92 Common plum
Fiber 0.4 1.4 Common plum
Copper 0.042 0.057 Common plum
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 11 16 Common plum
Sodium 1 0 Common plum
Vitamin A 569 345 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.26 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.028 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.026 Common plum
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.417 Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.135 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.029 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 6.4 Common plum
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.134 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.044 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 0.009 Common plum
Threonine 0.027 0.01 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.014 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 0.015 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 0.016 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.008 Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.014 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 0.016
Histidine 0.006 0.009 Common plum
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