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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 Sugars.

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

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 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 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
4%
Watermelon
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Naranjilla

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Naranjilla
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 - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sugars (difference - 2.46g)
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 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 Naranjilla Opinion
Calories 30 25 Watermelon
Protein 0.61 0.44 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.22 Naranjilla
Vitamin C 8.1 3.2 Watermelon
Carbs 7.55 5.9 Watermelon
Cholesterol 0 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.35 Naranjilla
Calcium 7 8 Naranjilla
Potassium 112 200 Naranjilla
Magnesium 10 11 Naranjilla
Sugars 6.2 3.74 Naranjilla
Fiber 0.4 1.1 Naranjilla
Copper 0.042 0.028 Watermelon
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 12 Naranjilla
Sodium 1 4 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 568 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 0.75 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.045 Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.021 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.178 1.45 Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.22 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.107 Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0 Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1 14.6 Naranjilla
Folate 3 3
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Naranjilla
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 1.04 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. 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.