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Watermelon vs Rose hip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Watermelon and Rose hip different?

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2 than Watermelon.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rose hip is 464% higher.

Watermelon, raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) are the varieties used 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 less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +2314.3%
Contains more Iron +341.7%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +454.5%
Contains more Potassium +283%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +2314.3%
Contains more Iron +341.7%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +454.5%
Contains more Potassium +283%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +169%

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 B1 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +11580%
Contains more Vitamin C +5159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +630.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +25800%
Equal in Folate - 3
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 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +11580%
Contains more Vitamin C +5159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +630.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +25800%
Equal in Folate - 3

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 Rose hip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Rose hip Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 14.12g Rose hip
Protein 0.61g 1.6g Rose hip
Fats 0.15g 0.34g Rose hip
Carbs 7.55g 38.22g Rose hip
Calories 30kcal 162kcal Rose hip
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g 1.16g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g 2.58g Rose hip
Fiber 0.4g 24.1g Rose hip
Calcium 7mg 169mg Rose hip
Iron 0.24mg 1.06mg Rose hip
Magnesium 10mg 69mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 11mg 61mg Rose hip
Potassium 112mg 429mg Rose hip
Sodium 1mg 4mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.25mg Rose hip
Copper 0.042mg 0.113mg Rose hip
Vitamin A 569IU 4345IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 0.05mg 5.84mg Rose hip
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 426mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.016mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.166mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 1.3mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.076mg Rose hip
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 25.9µg Rose hip
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 mg Rose hip
Trans Fat 0g g Rose hip
Saturated Fat 0.016g g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Rose hip
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
166
Rose hip
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
31
Rose hip

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
10%
Rose hip
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
38%
Rose hip
Fats
1%
Watermelon
2%
Rose hip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.62g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.