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Apricot vs. Watermelon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Apricot and Watermelon?

  • Apricot is richer than Watermelon in Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, and Vitamin E .
  • Apricot has 18 times more Vitamin E than Watermelon. While Apricot has 0.89mg of Vitamin E , Watermelon has only 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Watermelon is lower.

We used Apricots, raw and Watermelon, raw types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Manganese +102.6%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Manganese +102.6%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1680%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +3200%
Contains more Choline +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 3% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1680%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +3200%
Contains more Choline +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +129.5%
Contains more Fats +160%
Contains more Carbs +47.3%
Contains more Other +208.3%
Equal in Water - 91.45
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
8% 91%
Protein: 0.61 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 7.55 g
Water: 91.45 g
Other: 0.24 g
Contains more Protein +129.5%
Contains more Fats +160%
Contains more Carbs +47.3%
Contains more Other +208.3%
Equal in Water - 91.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +359.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +54%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.7%
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
16% 36% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +359.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +54%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +385.1%
Contains more Glucose +50%
Contains more Fructose +257.4%
Equal in Maltose - 0.06
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
19% 25% 54%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.21 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 3.36 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +385.1%
Contains more Glucose +50%
Contains more Fructose +257.4%
Equal in Maltose - 0.06

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apricot Watermelon
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 7.15g Apricot
Protein 1.4g 0.61g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.15g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 7.55g Apricot
Calories 48kcal 30kcal Apricot
Fructose 0.94g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 9.24g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 2g 0.4g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 7mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.24mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 23mg 11mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg 112mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.2mg 0.1mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.042mg Apricot
Manganese 0.077mg 0.038mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg 0.4µg Watermelon
Vitamin A 1279IU 569IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 28µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.05mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 8.1mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.021mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.178mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.221mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.045mg Apricot
Folate 9µg 3µg Apricot
Choline 2.8mg 4.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0.1µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.007mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg 0.027mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.019mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg 0.018mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.062mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.006mg
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.015mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.016mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg 0.006mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.037g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.05g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Watermelon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Apricot
8%
Watermelon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
6%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.04g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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