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Watermelon vs Rambutan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Watermelon and Rambutan?

  • Rambutan is richer than Watermelon in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Rambutan's daily need coverage for Manganese is 13% more.
  • Watermelon has 3 times more Potassium than Rambutan. While Watermelon has 112mg of Potassium, Rambutan has only 42mg.

We used Watermelon, raw and Rambutan, canned, syrup pack types in this article.

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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 Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Copper +57.1%

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 A +18866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022
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% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +18866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022

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 Rambutan
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 19.97g Rambutan
Protein 0.61g 0.65g Rambutan
Fats 0.15g 0.21g Rambutan
Carbs 7.55g 20.87g Rambutan
Calories 30kcal 82kcal Rambutan
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g g Rambutan
Fiber 0.4g 0.9g Rambutan
Calcium 7mg 22mg Rambutan
Iron 0.24mg 0.35mg Rambutan
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 9mg Watermelon
Potassium 112mg 42mg Watermelon
Sodium 1mg 11mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.08mg Watermelon
Copper 0.042mg 0.066mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 569IU 3IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 4.9mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.013mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.022mg Rambutan
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.018mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.02mg Watermelon
Folate 3µg 8µg Rambutan
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 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Watermelon Rambutan
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
5
Rambutan
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
7
Rambutan

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
4%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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.

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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.