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Watermelon vs. Crabapple (Malus) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Watermelon and Crabapple (Malus)

    These are the specific foods used in this comparison Watermelon, raw and Crabapples, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
    Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
    Contains more Calcium +157.1%
    Contains more Iron +50%
    Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
    Contains more Potassium +73.2%
    Contains more Copper +59.5%
    Contains more Manganese +202.6%
    Equal in Sodium - 1
    Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
    Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 5% 7% 18% 1% 0% 23% 15% 0%
    Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
    Contains more Calcium +157.1%
    Contains more Iron +50%
    Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
    Contains more Potassium +73.2%
    Contains more Copper +59.5%
    Contains more Manganese +202.6%
    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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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    Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 8
    Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
    Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
    Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 3% 1%
    Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 27% 8% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 8
    Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
    Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

    Macronutrient Comparison

    Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
    Contains more Protein +52.5%
    Contains more Water +15.8%
    Contains more Fats +100%
    Contains more Carbs +164.2%
    Contains more Other +70.8%
    8% 91%
    Protein: 0.61 g
    Fats: 0.15 g
    Carbs: 7.55 g
    Water: 91.45 g
    Other: 0.24 g
    20% 79%
    Protein: 0.4 g
    Fats: 0.3 g
    Carbs: 19.95 g
    Water: 78.94 g
    Other: 0.41 g
    Contains more Protein +52.5%
    Contains more Water +15.8%
    Contains more Fats +100%
    Contains more Carbs +164.2%
    Contains more Other +70.8%

    Fat Type Comparison

    Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
    Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
    Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +208.3%
    Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +76%
    16% 36% 49%
    Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
    Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
    32% 8% 59%
    Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
    Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
    Contains less Saturated Fat -66.7%
    Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +208.3%
    Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +76%

    Comparison summary table

    Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
    Watermelon Crabapple (Malus)
    Lower in Saturated Fat ok
    Rich in vitamins ok
    Lower in Sugar ok
    Lower in Glycemic Index ok
    Lower in price ok
    Rich in minerals ok
    Lower in Sodium Equal
    Lower in Cholesterol Equal

    All nutrients comparison - raw data values

    Nutrient Watermelon Crabapple (Malus) Opinion
    Net carbs 7.15g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
    Protein 0.61g 0.4g Watermelon
    Fats 0.15g 0.3g Crabapple (Malus)
    Carbs 7.55g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
    Calories 30kcal 76kcal Crabapple (Malus)
    Fructose 3.36g Watermelon
    Sugar 6.2g Crabapple (Malus)
    Fiber 0.4g Watermelon
    Calcium 7mg 18mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Iron 0.24mg 0.36mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Magnesium 10mg 7mg Watermelon
    Phosphorus 11mg 15mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Potassium 112mg 194mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Sodium 1mg 1mg
    Zinc 0.1mg Watermelon
    Copper 0.042mg 0.067mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Manganese 0.038mg 0.115mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Selenium 0.4µg Watermelon
    Vitamin A 569IU 40IU Watermelon
    Vitamin A RAE 28µg 2µg Watermelon
    Vitamin E 0.05mg Watermelon
    Vitamin C 8.1mg 8mg Watermelon
    Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.03mg Watermelon
    Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.02mg Watermelon
    Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.1mg Watermelon
    Vitamin B5 0.221mg Watermelon
    Vitamin B6 0.045mg Watermelon
    Folate 3µg Watermelon
    Choline 4.1mg Watermelon
    Vitamin K 0.1µg Watermelon
    Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.004mg Watermelon
    Threonine 0.027mg 0.014mg Watermelon
    Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.016mg Watermelon
    Leucine 0.018mg 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Lysine 0.062mg 0.025mg Watermelon
    Methionine 0.006mg 0.004mg Watermelon
    Phenylalanine 0.015mg 0.011mg Watermelon
    Valine 0.016mg 0.019mg Crabapple (Malus)
    Histidine 0.006mg 0.006mg
    Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.048g Watermelon
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.012g Watermelon
    Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.088g Crabapple (Malus)

    Which food is preferable for your diet?

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    Watermelon Crabapple (Malus)
    Low Fats diet ok
    Low Carbs diet ok
    Low Calories diet ok
    Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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    Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

    The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
    Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
    8%
    Watermelon
    3%
    Crabapple (Malus)
    Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
    6%
    Watermelon
    8%
    Crabapple (Malus)

    Comparison summary

    Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
    Watermelon
    Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
    Which food is richer in vitamins?
    Watermelon
    Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
    Which food is lower in Sugar?
    Crabapple (Malus)
    Crabapple (Malus) is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    Crabapple (Malus)
    Crabapple (Malus) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 76)
    Which food is cheaper?
    Crabapple (Malus)
    Crabapple (Malus) is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    Crabapple (Malus)
    Crabapple (Malus) is relatively richer in minerals
    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

    All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

    1. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients
    2. Crabapple (Malus) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171721/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.