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Common fig vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 10.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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.
Common fig Melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
8
Common fig
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Common fig
6
Melon

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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Melon
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34

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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Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%
Contains more Vitamin C +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%
Contains more Vitamin C +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%

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
5%
Common fig
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Common fig
0%
Melon

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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 Common fig Melon Opinion
Calories 74 28 Common fig
Protein 0.75 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.3 0.1 Common fig
Vitamin C 2 21.8 Melon
Carbs 19.18 6.58 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.34 Common fig
Calcium 35 11 Common fig
Potassium 232 182 Common fig
Magnesium 17 11 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 5.69 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 0.9 Common fig
Copper 0.07 0.06 Common fig
Zinc 0.15 0.07 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 14 5 Common fig
Sodium 1 9 Common fig
Vitamin A 142 0 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 0.05 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.015 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.031 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.232 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.084 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 2.5 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.002 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.039 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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