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Watermelon vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.65g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple 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 Pineapple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Pineapple
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
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
6
Pineapple

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 Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +161.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Potassium - 109
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +161.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Potassium - 109
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 +881%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +490.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.213
Contains more Vitamin A +881%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +490.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.213

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%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
13%
Pineapple
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Pineapple

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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 Pineapple Opinion
Calories 30 50 Pineapple
Protein 0.61 0.54 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.12 Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1 47.8 Pineapple
Carbs 7.55 13.12 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.29 Pineapple
Calcium 7 13 Pineapple
Potassium 112 109 Watermelon
Magnesium 10 12 Pineapple
Sugars 6.2 9.85 Pineapple
Fiber 0.4 1.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.042 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.1 0.12 Pineapple
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 11 8 Watermelon
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 569 58 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.02 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.079 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.032 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.5 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.213 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.112 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.7 Pineapple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.009 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.013 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.04 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 0.005 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 0.019 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.019
Leucine 0.018 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.062 0.026 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.012 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.016 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.006 0.01 Pineapple
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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