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Kiwifruit vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Kiwifruit Melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit 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
56
Kiwifruit
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Kiwifruit
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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1
Melon
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
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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2
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +325.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2820%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1512%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +325.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2820%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1512%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.7%

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
7%
Kiwifruit
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Kiwifruit
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Kiwifruit
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 Kiwifruit Melon Opinion
Calories 61 28 Kiwifruit
Protein 1.14 1.11 Kiwifruit
Fats 0.52 0.1 Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 92.7 21.8 Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66 6.58 Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.34 Melon
Calcium 34 11 Kiwifruit
Potassium 312 182 Kiwifruit
Magnesium 17 11 Kiwifruit
Sugars 8.99 5.69 Kiwifruit
Fiber 3 0.9 Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13 0.06 Kiwifruit
Zinc 0.14 0.07 Kiwifruit
Starch 0 Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34 5 Kiwifruit
Sodium 3 9 Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87 0 Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46 0.05 Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.015 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.341 0.232 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.084 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.3 2.5 Kiwifruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.029 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047 0.002 Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287 0.039 Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015 Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047 Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051 Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066 Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061 Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024 Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044 Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057 Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027 Kiwifruit
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