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Strawberry vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Strawberry and Watermelon

  • Watermelon has less Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Strawberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 56% more.
  • Strawberry has 10 times more Manganese than Watermelon. Strawberry has 0.386mg of Manganese, while Watermelon has 0.038mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Strawberries, 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 Iron +70.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 5% 14% 10% 16% 4% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +70.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 C +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +4641.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 196% 1% 6% 0% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 0% 6% 18%
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 C +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +4641.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045

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
22
Strawberry
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Strawberry
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%
Strawberry
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
8%
Strawberry
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Strawberry
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.
Strawberry Watermelon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

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Strawberry 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 is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.31g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Watermelon Opinion
Calories 32 30 Strawberry
Protein 0.67 0.61 Strawberry
Fats 0.3 0.15 Strawberry
Vitamin C 58.8 8.1 Strawberry
Carbs 7.68 7.55 Strawberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.41 0.24 Strawberry
Calcium 16 7 Strawberry
Potassium 153 112 Strawberry
Magnesium 13 10 Strawberry
Sugar 4.89 6.2 Strawberry
Fiber 2 0.4 Strawberry
Copper 0.048 0.042 Strawberry
Zinc 0.14 0.1 Strawberry
Starch 0.04 0 Strawberry
Phosphorus 24 11 Strawberry
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 12 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.29 0.05 Strawberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.024 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.021 Strawberry
Vitamin B3 0.386 0.178 Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.125 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.045 Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 0.1 Strawberry
Folate 24 3 Strawberry
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 0.016 Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043 0.037 Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155 0.05 Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008 0.007 Strawberry
Threonine 0.02 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.016 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.034 0.018 Strawberry
Lysine 0.026 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.002 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.015 Strawberry
Valine 0.019 0.016 Strawberry
Histidine 0.012 0.006 Strawberry
Fructose 2.44 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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.

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