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Rambutan vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rambutan and Watermelon?

  • Rambutan is richer than Watermelon in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Rambutan's daily need coverage for Manganese is 13% more.
  • Rambutan has 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Watermelon. While Rambutan has 1.352mg of Vitamin B3, Watermelon has only 0.178mg.

We used Rambutan, canned, syrup pack 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
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%

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 B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +18866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 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 B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +18866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021

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.
Rambutan 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rambutan Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 19.97g 7.15g Rambutan
Protein 0.65g 0.61g Rambutan
Fats 0.21g 0.15g Rambutan
Carbs 20.87g 7.55g Rambutan
Calories 82kcal 30kcal Rambutan
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar g 6.2g Rambutan
Fiber 0.9g 0.4g Rambutan
Calcium 22mg 7mg Rambutan
Iron 0.35mg 0.24mg Rambutan
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 9mg 11mg Watermelon
Potassium 42mg 112mg Watermelon
Sodium 11mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.08mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper 0.066mg 0.042mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 3IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 4.9mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.013mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.021mg Rambutan
Vitamin B3 1.352mg 0.178mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.018mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate 8µg 3µg Rambutan
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 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rambutan 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
5
Rambutan
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Rambutan
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
4%
Rambutan
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
21%
Rambutan
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Rambutan
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.