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

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

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 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

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Rambutan 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rambutan Watermelon Opinion
Calories 82 30 Rambutan
Protein 0.65 0.61 Rambutan
Fats 0.21 0.15 Rambutan
Vitamin C 4.9 8.1 Watermelon
Carbs 20.87 7.55 Rambutan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.35 0.24 Rambutan
Calcium 22 7 Rambutan
Potassium 42 112 Watermelon
Magnesium 7 10 Watermelon
Sugar 6.2 Rambutan
Fiber 0.9 0.4 Rambutan
Copper 0.066 0.042 Rambutan
Zinc 0.08 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 9 11 Watermelon
Sodium 11 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 3 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.013 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.021 Rambutan
Vitamin B3 1.352 0.178 Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.018 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.045 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folate 8 3 Rambutan
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Watermelon
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 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.