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Cherry vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cherry and Watermelon different?

  • Cherry has more Copper than Watermelon.
  • Cherry contains 4 times more Fiber than Watermelon. While Cherry contains 1.6g of Fiber, Watermelon contains only 0.4g.
  • Watermelon has less Sugar.

Cherries, sour, red, raw and Watermelon, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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
Cherry
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Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cherry Watermelon
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Watermelon Opinion
Calories 50kcal 30kcal Cherry
Protein 1g 0.61g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Cherry
Vitamin C 10mg 8.1mg Cherry
Net carbs 10.58g 7.15g Cherry
Carbs 12.18g 7.55g Cherry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.32mg 0.24mg Cherry
Calcium 16mg 7mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 112mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Watermelon
Sugar 8.49g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 1.6g 0.4g Cherry
Copper 0.104mg 0.042mg Cherry
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Phosphorus 15mg 11mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 1mg Watermelon
Vitamin A 1283IU 569IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.05mg Cherry
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.021mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.178mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0.1µg Cherry
Folate 8µg 3µg Cherry
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.037g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.05g Cherry
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine mg 0.018mg Watermelon
Lysine mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine mg 0.016mg Watermelon
Histidine mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Fructose 3.51g 3.36g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cherry Watermelon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Cherry
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
6
Watermelon

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 food.
Protein
6%
Cherry
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.