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Fruit salad vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fruit salad 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
6
Fruit salad
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Fruit salad
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 Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Calcium - 11

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
:
7
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.7%

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
3%
Fruit salad
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
7%
Melon
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
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 Fruit salad Melon Opinion
Calories 50 28 Fruit salad
Protein 0.51 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.03 0.1 Melon
Vitamin C 3.3 21.8 Melon
Carbs 13.05 6.58 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.34 Melon
Calcium 11 11
Potassium 116 182 Melon
Magnesium 8 11 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 1 0.9 Fruit salad
Copper 0.05 0.06 Melon
Zinc 0.14 0.07 Fruit salad
Starch
Phosphorus 14 5 Fruit salad
Sodium 5 9 Fruit salad
Vitamin A 600 0 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.015 Melon
Vitamin B2 0.014 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.356 0.232 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053 0.084 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.027 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.004 0.025 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.002 Fruit salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011 0.039 Melon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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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