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Loquat vs. Watermelon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Loquat and Watermelon

  • Loquat has more Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber, however, Watermelon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Watermelon has 4 times less Fiber than Loquat. Loquat has 1.7g of Fiber, while Watermelon has 0.4g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Loquats, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Manganese +289.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 11% 10% 12% 24% 1% 2% 14% 20% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Manganese +289.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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.
Loquat
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Contains more Vitamin A +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +710%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.178
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 92% 0% 0% 4% 5% 6% 4% 0% 24% 11% 0% 0% 0%
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 +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +710%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.178

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +60.8%
Contains more Other +108.3%
Contains more Protein +41.9%
Equal in Water - 91.45
12% 87%
Protein: 0.43 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 12.14 g
Water: 86.73 g
Other: 0.5 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 Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +60.8%
Contains more Other +108.3%
Contains more Protein +41.9%
Equal in Water - 91.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +82%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.5%
29% 6% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
16% 36% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +82%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Loquat Watermelon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Loquat Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 10.44g 7.15g Loquat
Protein 0.43g 0.61g Watermelon
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Loquat
Carbs 12.14g 7.55g Loquat
Calories 47kcal 30kcal Loquat
Fructose 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g Loquat
Fiber 1.7g 0.4g Loquat
Calcium 16mg 7mg Loquat
Iron 0.28mg 0.24mg Loquat
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Loquat
Phosphorus 27mg 11mg Loquat
Potassium 266mg 112mg Loquat
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.05mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper 0.04mg 0.042mg Watermelon
Manganese 0.148mg 0.038mg Loquat
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Loquat
Vitamin A 1528IU 569IU Loquat
Vitamin A RAE 76µg 28µg Loquat
Vitamin E 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin C 1mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.019mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.024mg 0.021mg Loquat
Vitamin B3 0.18mg 0.178mg Loquat
Vitamin B5 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.045mg Loquat
Folate 14µg 3µg Loquat
Choline 4.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.015mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.015mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.026mg 0.018mg Loquat
Lysine 0.023mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.004mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine 0.021mg 0.016mg Loquat
Histidine 0.007mg 0.006mg Loquat
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.05g Loquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Loquat 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
11%
Loquat
8%
Watermelon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Loquat
6%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 76)
Which food is cheaper?
Loquat
Loquat is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Loquat
Loquat is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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

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. Loquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169908/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.