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Watermelon vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Watermelon and Pomelo

  • Watermelon contains less Vitamin C than Pomelo.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 59% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Watermelon, raw and Pummelo, 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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Pomelo
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Sodium - 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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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +7012.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +653.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034
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 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +7012.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +653.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034

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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
7
Pomelo

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
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Watermelon
0%
Pomelo

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Pomelo
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Pomelo Opinion
Calories 30 38 Pomelo
Protein 0.61 0.76 Pomelo
Fats 0.15 0.04 Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1 61 Pomelo
Carbs 7.55 9.62 Pomelo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.11 Watermelon
Calcium 7 4 Watermelon
Potassium 112 216 Pomelo
Magnesium 10 6 Watermelon
Sugars 6.2 Pomelo
Fiber 0.4 1 Pomelo
Copper 0.042 0.048 Pomelo
Zinc 0.1 0.08 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 17 Pomelo
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 569 8 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.034 Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.027 Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.22 Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.036 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folate 3 Watermelon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Pomelo
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.