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Jackfruit vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Jackfruit and Watermelon

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Folate in Jackfruit is higher than in Watermelon.
  • Jackfruit covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 22% more than Watermelon.
  • Watermelon has 8 times less Folate than Jackfruit. Jackfruit has 24µg of Folate, while Watermelon has 3µg.
  • Watermelon contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Jackfruit, 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 +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +81%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +81%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.24

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 +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +631.1%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +417.3%
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 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 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 E +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +631.1%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +417.3%
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.
Jackfruit 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 Jackfruit Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 7.15g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 0.61g Jackfruit
Fats 0.64g 0.15g Jackfruit
Carbs 23.25g 7.55g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 30kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g 0g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g 3.36g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 1.5g 0.4g Jackfruit
Calcium 24mg 7mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.24mg Watermelon
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 11mg Jackfruit
Potassium 448mg 112mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.13mg 0.1mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.076mg 0.042mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 110IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.05mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 13.7mg 8.1mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.033mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.021mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 0.178mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg 0.221mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.045mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg 3µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.034mg 0.007mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg 0.027mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.019mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg 0.018mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg 0.062mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg 0.006mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.015mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg 0.016mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg 0.006mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.037g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.05g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jackfruit 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
19
Jackfruit
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
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
10%
Jackfruit
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
8%
Watermelon
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.179g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit 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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.