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Watermelon vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Watermelon and Jackfruit

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Folate in Jackfruit is higher than in Watermelon.
  • Jackfruit covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 22% more than Watermelon.
  • Watermelon contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Watermelon, raw and Jackfruit, 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
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Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +81%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 8% 40% 21% 26% 4% 9% 1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +81%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.23

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 +417.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +631.1%
Contains more Folate +700%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235
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 46% 7% 7% 0% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +417.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +416.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +631.1%
Contains more Folate +700%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235

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
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
14
Jackfruit

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%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
1%
Watermelon
3%
Jackfruit

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 Jackfruit
Lower in Sugar 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

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Watermelon Jackfruit
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.179g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit 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

Nutrient Watermelon Jackfruit Opinion
Calories 30 95 Jackfruit
Protein 0.61 1.72 Jackfruit
Fats 0.15 0.64 Jackfruit
Vitamin C 8.1 13.7 Jackfruit
Carbs 7.55 23.25 Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.23 Watermelon
Calcium 7 24 Jackfruit
Potassium 112 448 Jackfruit
Magnesium 10 29 Jackfruit
Sugar 6.2 19.08 Watermelon
Fiber 0.4 1.5 Jackfruit
Copper 0.042 0.076 Jackfruit
Zinc 0.1 0.13 Jackfruit
Starch 0 1.47 Jackfruit
Phosphorus 11 21 Jackfruit
Sodium 1 2 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 110 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.34 Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.105 Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.055 Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.92 Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.235 Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.329 Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folate 3 24 Jackfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.195 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.155 Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.094 Jackfruit
Tryptophan 0.007 0.034 Jackfruit
Threonine 0.027 0.086 Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.019 0.069 Jackfruit
Leucine 0.018 0.103 Jackfruit
Lysine 0.062 0.069 Jackfruit
Methionine 0.006 0.034 Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.052 Jackfruit
Valine 0.016 0.086 Jackfruit
Histidine 0.006 0.034 Jackfruit
Fructose 3.36 9.19 Jackfruit

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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.