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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
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Equal in Sodium - 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 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
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 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 1% 0% 0% 204% 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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 8.62g Pomelo
Protein 0.61g 0.76g Pomelo
Fats 0.15g 0.04g Watermelon
Carbs 7.55g 9.62g Pomelo
Calories 30kcal 38kcal Pomelo
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g g Pomelo
Fiber 0.4g 1g Pomelo
Calcium 7mg 4mg Watermelon
Iron 0.24mg 0.11mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 17mg Pomelo
Potassium 112mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.08mg Watermelon
Copper 0.042mg 0.048mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 569IU 8IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.034mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.027mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.22mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.221mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.036mg Watermelon
Folate 3µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Watermelon
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Watermelon Pomelo
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
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 food.
Protein
4%
Watermelon
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Watermelon
0%
Pomelo

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 is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. 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.