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Currant vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Currant and Watermelon

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, and Manganese in Currant is higher than in Watermelon.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 37% more than Watermelon.
  • Watermelon has 110 times less Vitamin K than Currant. Currant has 11µg of Vitamin K, while Watermelon has 0.1µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Watermelon, raw.

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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 Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +145.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +154.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +145.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +154.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +406.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10900%
Contains more Vitamin A +1254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +406.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10900%
Contains more Vitamin A +1254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245.3%

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.
Currant 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 Currant Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 7.15g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.61g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 7.55g Currant
Calories 56kcal 30kcal Currant
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose 3.53g 3.36g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 4.3g 0.4g Currant
Calcium 33mg 7mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.24mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 11mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 112mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.1mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.042mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 8.1mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.033mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.021mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.178mg Watermelon
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.045mg Currant
Folate 8µg 3µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 0.1µg Currant
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.05g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Currant Watermelon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Currant
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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
8%
Currant
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.