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Watermelon vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Watermelon and Quince

  • Watermelon has less Copper, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Watermelon, raw and Quinces, 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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5
Quince
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%

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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3
Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
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 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Equal in Folate - 3

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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Watermelon
0%
Quince

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

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Watermelon Quince
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 - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Quince Opinion
Calories 30 57 Quince
Protein 0.61 0.4 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.1 Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1 15 Quince
Carbs 7.55 15.3 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 0.7 Quince
Calcium 7 11 Quince
Potassium 112 197 Quince
Magnesium 10 8 Watermelon
Sugar 6.2 Quince
Fiber 0.4 1.9 Quince
Copper 0.042 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.1 0.04 Watermelon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 17 Quince
Sodium 1 4 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 0.03 Quince
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.2 Quince
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.081 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.04 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folate 3 3
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.036 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.05
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 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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.