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Watermelon vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Mandarin orange
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Mandarin orange
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
18
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
6
Mandarin orange

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 +60%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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 K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +229.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.216
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +229.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.216

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
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Mandarin orange

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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 Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 30 53 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.61 0.81 Mandarin orange
Fats 0.15 0.31 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 8.1 26.7 Mandarin orange
Carbs 7.55 13.34 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.15 Watermelon
Calcium 7 37 Mandarin orange
Potassium 112 166 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 10 12 Mandarin orange
Sugars 6.2 10.58 Mandarin orange
Fiber 0.4 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042 0.042
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Watermelon
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 11 20 Mandarin orange
Sodium 1 2 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 681 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.05 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.058 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.036 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.376 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.216 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.078 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.039 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.06 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.007 0.002 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 0.016 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.017 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.062 0.032 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.002 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.016 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.006 0.011 Mandarin orange
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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