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Watermelon vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Orange juice
Orange juice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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 Orange juice
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
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Orange juice
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
25
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
6
Orange juice

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 +20%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Copper - 0.044
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Copper - 0.044
Equal in Sodium - 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 +184.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +517.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +184.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +517.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
10%
Orange juice
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Orange juice

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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 Orange juice Opinion
Calories 30 45 Orange juice
Protein 0.61 0.7 Orange juice
Fats 0.15 0.2 Orange juice
Vitamin C 8.1 50 Orange juice
Carbs 7.55 10.4 Orange juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.2 Watermelon
Calcium 7 11 Orange juice
Potassium 112 200 Orange juice
Magnesium 10 11 Orange juice
Sugars 6.2 8.4 Orange juice
Fiber 0.4 0.2 Watermelon
Copper 0.042 0.044 Orange juice
Zinc 0.1 0.05 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 17 Orange juice
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 569 200 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.04 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.09 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.03 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.4 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.19 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.04 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.024 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.036 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.04 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 0.002 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 0.008 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.008 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 0.013 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 0.009 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.003 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.009 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 0.011 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 0.003 Watermelon
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