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Watermelon vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Watermelon and Cherry different?

  • Cherry has more Copper than Watermelon.

Watermelon, raw and Cherries, sour, red, raw are the varieties used 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
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5
Cherry
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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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7
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Watermelon
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
10
Cherry

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 the food
Protein
4%
Watermelon
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Watermelon Cherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Cherry
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 Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Watermelon Cherry Opinion
Calories 30 50 Cherry
Protein 0.61 1 Cherry
Fats 0.15 0.3 Cherry
Vitamin C 8.1 10 Cherry
Carbs 7.55 12.18 Cherry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.32 Cherry
Calcium 7 16 Cherry
Potassium 112 173 Cherry
Magnesium 10 9 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 8.49 Watermelon
Fiber 0.4 1.6 Cherry
Copper 0.042 0.104 Cherry
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 15 Cherry
Sodium 1 3 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 1283 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.05 0.07 Cherry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.03 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.04 Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.4 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.143 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.044 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 2.1 Cherry
Folate 3 8 Cherry
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.068 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.082 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.09 Cherry
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 3.51 Cherry

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.