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Watermelon vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Watermelon and Jujube

  • Watermelon has less Vitamin C.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 68% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Watermelon, raw and Jujube, 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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Jujube
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +123.2%
Contains more Copper +73.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 7% 23% 8% 25% 2% 10% 1%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +123.2%
Contains more Copper +73.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +751.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +405.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80%
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 230% 3% 0% 0% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +751.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +405.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80%

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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
20%
Jujube
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Jujube

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 Jujube
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Jujube
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 Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jujube
Jujube 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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Jujube Opinion
Calories 30 79 Jujube
Protein 0.61 1.2 Jujube
Fats 0.15 0.2 Jujube
Vitamin C 8.1 69 Jujube
Carbs 7.55 20.23 Jujube
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.48 Jujube
Calcium 7 21 Jujube
Potassium 112 250 Jujube
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 6.2 Jujube
Fiber 0.4 Watermelon
Copper 0.042 0.073 Jujube
Zinc 0.1 0.05 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 23 Jujube
Sodium 1 3 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 40 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.02 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.04 Jujube
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.9 Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.081 Jujube
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folate 3 Watermelon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Watermelon
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 Watermelon

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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.