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Durian vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Durian and Watermelon different?

  • Durian is higher than Watermelon in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin C, Manganese, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Durian covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 28% more than Watermelon.
  • Durian contains 12 times more Folate than Watermelon. Durian contains 36µg of Folate, while Watermelon contains 3µg.

Durian, raw or frozen and Watermelon, raw types were 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 +79.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +254.5%
Contains more Potassium +289.3%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +392.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Iron +79.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +254.5%
Contains more Potassium +289.3%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +392.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Durian
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Contains more Vitamin C +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1193.2%
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 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 0% 0%
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 C +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1193.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221

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.
Durian Watermelon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Durian Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 7.15g Durian
Protein 1.47g 0.61g Durian
Fats 5.33g 0.15g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 7.55g Durian
Calories 147kcal 30kcal Durian
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar g 6.2g Durian
Fiber 3.8g 0.4g Durian
Calcium 6mg 7mg Watermelon
Iron 0.43mg 0.24mg Durian
Magnesium 30mg 10mg Durian
Phosphorus 39mg 11mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 112mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.28mg 0.1mg Durian
Copper 0.207mg 0.042mg Durian
Vitamin A 44IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 19.7mg 8.1mg Durian
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.033mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.021mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.178mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg 0.221mg Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316mg 0.045mg Durian
Folate 36µg 3µg Durian
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Watermelon
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 g 0.016g Durian
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Durian 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
28
Durian
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
8%
Watermelon
Fats
25%
Durian
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Durian
Durian is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.