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Melon vs Durian - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Durian
Durian contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Durian
Durian contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Durian
Durian is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Durian
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
13
Melon
23
Durian
Mineral Summary Score
6
Melon
15
Durian

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
Melon
1
:
7
Durian
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +26.5%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +245%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +680%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +26.5%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +245%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +680%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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
Melon
5
:
6
Durian
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.7
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 19.7

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%
Melon
9%
Durian
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
27%
Durian
Fats
0%
Melon
25%
Durian

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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 Melon Durian Opinion
Calories 28 147 Durian
Protein 1.11 1.47 Durian
Fats 0.1 5.33 Durian
Vitamin C 21.8 19.7 Melon
Carbs 6.58 27.09 Durian
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.43 Durian
Calcium 11 6 Melon
Potassium 182 436 Durian
Magnesium 11 30 Durian
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 0.9 3.8 Durian
Copper 0.06 0.207 Durian
Zinc 0.07 0.28 Durian
Starch
Phosphorus 5 39 Durian
Sodium 9 2 Durian
Vitamin A 0 44 Durian
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.374 Durian
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.2 Durian
Vitamin B3 0.232 1.074 Durian
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.23 Durian
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.316 Durian
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Durian
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 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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