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Pretzel vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pretzel and Watermelon

  • Watermelon has less Iron, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Copper, and Fiber than Pretzel.
  • Pretzel covers your daily need of Iron 54% more than Watermelon.
  • Pretzel has 1240 times more Sodium than Watermelon. While Pretzel has 1240mg of Sodium, Watermelon has only 1mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted 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 +285.7%
Contains more Iron +1808.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +1063.6%
Contains more Potassium +99.1%
Contains more Zinc +940%
Contains more Copper +271.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 172% 21% 55% 20% 162% 29% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Iron +1808.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +1063.6%
Contains more Potassium +99.1%
Contains more Zinc +940%
Contains more Copper +271.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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 E +840%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1184.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1481%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2860.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.4%
Contains more Folate +5433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +285.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 10% 0% 7% 106% 77% 99% 20% 18% 125% 0% 7%
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 E +840%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1184.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1481%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2860.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.4%
Contains more Folate +5433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +285.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pretzel Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 76.99g 7.15g Pretzel
Protein 10.04g 0.61g Pretzel
Fats 2.93g 0.15g Pretzel
Carbs 80.39g 7.55g Pretzel
Calories 384kcal 30kcal Pretzel
Starch 72.58g 0g Pretzel
Fructose 0.31g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 2.21g 6.2g Pretzel
Fiber 3.4g 0.4g Pretzel
Calcium 27mg 7mg Pretzel
Iron 4.58mg 0.24mg Pretzel
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Pretzel
Phosphorus 128mg 11mg Pretzel
Potassium 223mg 112mg Pretzel
Sodium 1240mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 1.04mg 0.1mg Pretzel
Copper 0.156mg 0.042mg Pretzel
Vitamin A 0IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.47mg 0.05mg Pretzel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.1mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.033mg Pretzel
Vitamin B2 0.332mg 0.021mg Pretzel
Vitamin B3 5.27mg 0.178mg Pretzel
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.221mg Pretzel
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.045mg Pretzel
Folate 166µg 3µg Pretzel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0.1µg Pretzel
Tryptophan 0.097mg 0.007mg Pretzel
Threonine 0.25mg 0.027mg Pretzel
Isoleucine 0.407mg 0.019mg Pretzel
Leucine 0.757mg 0.018mg Pretzel
Lysine 0.257mg 0.062mg Pretzel
Methionine 0.177mg 0.006mg Pretzel
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.015mg Pretzel
Valine 0.48mg 0.016mg Pretzel
Histidine 0.22mg 0.006mg Pretzel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.004g 0g Watermelon
Saturated Fat 0.391g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.727g 0.037g Pretzel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.291g 0.05g Pretzel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pretzel 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
39
Pretzel
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
65
Pretzel
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
60%
Pretzel
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
80%
Pretzel
8%
Watermelon
Fats
14%
Pretzel
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1239mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.375g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.99g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Pretzel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167555/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.