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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 Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +70.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +70.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
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 E +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.9%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
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 +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.9%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
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

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 7.15g Watermelon
Protein 0.67g 0.61g Strawberry
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Strawberry
Carbs 7.68g 7.55g Strawberry
Calories 32kcal 30kcal Strawberry
Starch 0.04g 0g Strawberry
Fructose 2.44g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 4.89g 6.2g Strawberry
Fiber 2g 0.4g Strawberry
Calcium 16mg 7mg Strawberry
Iron 0.41mg 0.24mg Strawberry
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 24mg 11mg Strawberry
Potassium 153mg 112mg Strawberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.14mg 0.1mg Strawberry
Copper 0.048mg 0.042mg Strawberry
Vitamin A 12IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.05mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.8mg 8.1mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.021mg Strawberry
Vitamin B3 0.386mg 0.178mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.125mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.045mg Strawberry
Folate 24µg 3µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0.1µg Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.007mg Strawberry
Threonine 0.02mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.034mg 0.018mg Strawberry
Lysine 0.026mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.015mg Strawberry
Valine 0.019mg 0.016mg Strawberry
Histidine 0.012mg 0.006mg Strawberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.016g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043g 0.037g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155g 0.05g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Strawberry 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
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

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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.