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Quince vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Quince and Watermelon

  • Watermelon has less Copper, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Quince has 5 times more Fiber than Watermelon. Quince has 1.9g of Fiber, while Watermelon has 0.4g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Quinces, 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 +57.1%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +150%

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
Quince
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Contains more Vitamin C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Equal in Folate - 3
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% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 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 C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Equal in Folate - 3

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.
Quince Watermelon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 7.15g Quince
Protein 0.4g 0.61g Watermelon
Fats 0.1g 0.15g Watermelon
Carbs 15.3g 7.55g Quince
Calories 57kcal 30kcal Quince
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar g 6.2g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 0.4g Quince
Calcium 11mg 7mg Quince
Iron 0.7mg 0.24mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 17mg 11mg Quince
Potassium 197mg 112mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.04mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper 0.13mg 0.042mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 15mg 8.1mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.021mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.178mg Quince
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate 3µg 3µg
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 0.01g 0.016g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.05g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Quince 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
7
Quince
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
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%
Quince
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
8%
Watermelon
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.