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Watermelon vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Fruit salad
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
5
Fruit salad

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 Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 116
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 116

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 600
Contains more Vitamin C +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 600

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Watermelon
0%
Fruit salad

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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 Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 30 50 Fruit salad
Protein 0.61 0.51 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.03 Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1 3.3 Watermelon
Carbs 7.55 13.05 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.25 Fruit salad
Calcium 7 11 Fruit salad
Potassium 112 116 Fruit salad
Magnesium 10 8 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 0.4 1 Fruit salad
Copper 0.042 0.05 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.1 0.14 Fruit salad
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 14 Fruit salad
Sodium 1 5 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 600 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.011 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.014 Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.356 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.053 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.027 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.005 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.011 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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