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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
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +81%
Equal in Iron - 0.23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Copper +81%
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 E +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
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 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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +417.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 0.61g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.15g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 7.55g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 30kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch 0g 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose 3.36g 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 6.2g 19.08g Watermelon
Fiber 0.4g 1.5g Jackfruit
Calcium 7mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.24mg 0.23mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 11mg 21mg Jackfruit
Potassium 112mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 1mg 2mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.13mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.042mg 0.076mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 569IU 110IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 13.7mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.235mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 3µg 24µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.027mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.018mg 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.062mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.006mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.015mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.016mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.006mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.195g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.094g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Watermelon Jackfruit
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
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

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)

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.