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Kumquat vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.078g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat 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.
Kumquat Melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Kumquat 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
23
Kumquat
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Kumquat
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 Iron +152.9%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Sodium - 9
Contains more Iron +152.9%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Sodium - 9

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 C +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
11%
Kumquat
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
7%
Melon
Fats
4%
Kumquat
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 Kumquat Melon Opinion
Calories 71 28 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 1.11 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.1 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 21.8 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 6.58 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.86 0.34 Kumquat
Calcium 62 11 Kumquat
Potassium 186 182 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 11 Kumquat
Sugars 9.36 5.69 Kumquat
Fiber 6.5 0.9 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.06 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 0.07 Kumquat
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Phosphorus 19 5 Kumquat
Sodium 10 9 Melon
Vitamin A 290 0 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 0.05 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.015 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.031 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.232 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.084 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.002 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.039 Kumquat
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