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Watermelon vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Watermelon Cranberry
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Cranberry
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
11
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
3
Cranberry

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 +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%

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 +532.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +532.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%

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%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Watermelon
2%
Cranberry

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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 Cranberry Opinion
Calories 30 55 Cranberry
Protein 0.61 0.4 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.5 Cranberry
Vitamin C 8.1 21 Cranberry
Carbs 7.55 12.2 Cranberry
Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.4 Cranberry
Calcium 7 26 Cranberry
Potassium 112 Watermelon
Magnesium 10 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 0.4 Watermelon
Copper 0.042 Watermelon
Zinc 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 21 Cranberry
Sodium 1 Cranberry
Vitamin A 569 90 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.02 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.08 Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.4 Cranberry
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Watermelon
Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.016 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Watermelon
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)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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