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Passion fruit vs. Watermelon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Passion fruit and Watermelon?

  • Passion fruit is richer than Watermelon in Fiber, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Passion fruit's daily need coverage for Fiber is 40% more.
  • Passion fruit has 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Watermelon. While Passion fruit has 1.5mg of Vitamin B3, Watermelon has only 0.178mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Watermelon is lower.

We used Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, raw and Watermelon, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 60% 21% 30% 31% 4% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +742.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Choline +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 1% 0% 100% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 11% 0% 5% 2%
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 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +742.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Choline +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +260.7%
Contains more Fats +366.7%
Contains more Carbs +209.7%
Contains more Other +229.2%
Contains more Water +25.4%
2% 23% 73%
Protein: 2.2 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 23.38 g
Water: 72.93 g
Other: 0.79 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 Protein +260.7%
Contains more Fats +366.7%
Contains more Carbs +209.7%
Contains more Other +229.2%
Contains more Water +25.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +132.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +722%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.9%
11% 15% 74%
Saturated Fat: 0.059 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.411 g
16% 36% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +132.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +722%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Passion fruit 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 Passion fruit Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 12.98g 7.15g Passion fruit
Protein 2.2g 0.61g Passion fruit
Fats 0.7g 0.15g Passion fruit
Carbs 23.38g 7.55g Passion fruit
Calories 97kcal 30kcal Passion fruit
Fructose 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 11.2g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 10.4g 0.4g Passion fruit
Calcium 12mg 7mg Passion fruit
Iron 1.6mg 0.24mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Passion fruit
Phosphorus 68mg 11mg Passion fruit
Potassium 348mg 112mg Passion fruit
Sodium 28mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.086mg 0.042mg Passion fruit
Manganese 0.038mg Watermelon
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Passion fruit
Vitamin A 1272IU 569IU Passion fruit
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 28µg Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin C 30mg 8.1mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.021mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 0.178mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.045mg Passion fruit
Folate 14µg 3µg Passion fruit
Choline 7.6mg 4.1mg Passion fruit
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0.1µg Passion fruit
Tryptophan 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg Watermelon
Histidine 0.006mg Watermelon
Saturated Fat 0.059g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086g 0.037g Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411g 0.05g Passion fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Passion fruit 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
21%
Passion fruit
8%
Watermelon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Passion fruit
6%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.