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Watermelon vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Watermelon and Custard apple

  • Watermelon has less Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Custard apple's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 14% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Watermelon, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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 less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +195.8%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +241.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +195.8%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +241.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%

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 A +1624.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +137%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +391.1%
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 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1624.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +137%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +391.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Custard apple Opinion
Calories 30kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Protein 0.61g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.15g 0.6g Custard apple
Vitamin C 8.1mg 19.2mg Custard apple
Net carbs 7.15g 22.8g Custard apple
Carbs 7.55g 25.2g Custard apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Iron 0.24mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Calcium 7mg 30mg Custard apple
Potassium 112mg 382mg Custard apple
Magnesium 10mg 18mg Custard apple
Sugar 6.2g g Custard apple
Fiber 0.4g 2.4g Custard apple
Copper 0.042mg mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg mg Watermelon
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 21mg Custard apple
Sodium 1mg 4mg Watermelon
Vitamin A 569IU 33IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.135mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Watermelon
Folate 3µg µg Watermelon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.231g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.007mg
Threonine 0.027mg mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.062mg 0.037mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg 0.004mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg mg Watermelon
Histidine 0.006mg mg Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g g Watermelon

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Watermelon Custard apple
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Watermelon
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
11
Custard apple

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%
Watermelon
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
25%
Custard apple
Fats
1%
Watermelon
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.215g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Custard apple
Custard apple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients
  2. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.