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Watermelon vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Watermelon and Naranjilla?

  • Watermelon is richer in Vitamin C, yet Naranjilla is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3.
  • Naranjilla's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 12% higher.
  • Watermelon has 3 times more Vitamin C than Naranjilla. Watermelon has 8.1mg of Vitamin C, while Naranjilla has 3.2mg.
  • Naranjilla contains less Sugar.

We used Watermelon, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened types in this comparison.

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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 Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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 C +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +714.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 568
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.22
Equal in Folate - 3
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 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +714.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 568
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.22
Equal in Folate - 3

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 Naranjilla
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Naranjilla Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 4.8g Watermelon
Protein 0.61g 0.44g Watermelon
Fats 0.15g 0.22g Naranjilla
Carbs 7.55g 5.9g Watermelon
Calories 30kcal 25kcal Watermelon
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g 1.04g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g 3.74g Naranjilla
Fiber 0.4g 1.1g Naranjilla
Calcium 7mg 8mg Naranjilla
Iron 0.24mg 0.35mg Naranjilla
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Naranjilla
Phosphorus 11mg 12mg Naranjilla
Potassium 112mg 200mg Naranjilla
Sodium 1mg 4mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.042mg 0.028mg Watermelon
Vitamin A 569IU 568IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 3.2mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.045mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0mg Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 1.45mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.22mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.107mg Naranjilla
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.062mg mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg mg Watermelon
Histidine 0.006mg mg Watermelon
Cholesterol 0mg mg Naranjilla
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Watermelon Naranjilla
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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
7
Naranjilla

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
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.46g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 76)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is relatively richer in minerals
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.