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Purple mangosteen vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Purple mangosteen and Watermelon

  • Purple mangosteen has more Folate, and Fiber, however Watermelon is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Purple mangosteen has 5 times more Fiber than Watermelon. While Purple mangosteen has 1.8g of Fiber, Watermelon has only 0.4g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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 +71.4%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1525.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +590.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
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% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 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 B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1525.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +590.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%

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.
Purple mangosteen 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 Purple mangosteen Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 7.15g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.61g Watermelon
Fats 0.58g 0.15g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 7.55g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 30kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar g 6.2g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 0.4g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 7mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.3mg 0.24mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 11mg Watermelon
Potassium 48mg 112mg Watermelon
Sodium 7mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.21mg 0.1mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.042mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 35IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.9mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.033mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.021mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.178mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate 31µg 3µg Purple mangosteen
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 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Purple mangosteen 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
6
Purple mangosteen
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
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
2%
Purple mangosteen
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
8%
Watermelon
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $4.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen 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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.