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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 Sugars 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 4% 31% 21% 29% 3% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +210.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
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" 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 C +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +742.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 77% 1% 0% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 0% 2% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +742.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Passion fruit
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
22
Passion fruit
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 the food
Protein
13%
Passion fruit
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
23%
Passion fruit
8%
Watermelon
Fats
3%
Passion fruit
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Passion fruit Watermelon
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Passion fruit Watermelon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Passion fruit Watermelon Opinion
Calories 97 30 Passion fruit
Protein 2.2 0.61 Passion fruit
Fats 0.7 0.15 Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30 8.1 Passion fruit
Carbs 23.38 7.55 Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.24 Passion fruit
Calcium 12 7 Passion fruit
Potassium 348 112 Passion fruit
Magnesium 29 10 Passion fruit
Sugars 11.2 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 10.4 0.4 Passion fruit
Copper 0.086 0.042 Passion fruit
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 68 11 Passion fruit
Sodium 28 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 1272 569 Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.021 Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5 0.178 Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.045 Passion fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.1 Passion fruit
Folate 14 3 Passion fruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.059 0.016 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086 0.037 Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411 0.05 Passion fruit
Tryptophan 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
Fructose 3.36 Watermelon

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.