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Melon vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.025 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Nectarine
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Nectarine
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
9
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
6
Melon
7
Nectarine

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
3
:
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +303.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +303.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.2%

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
7%
Melon
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
11%
Nectarine
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Nectarine

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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 Nectarine Opinion
Calories 28 44 Nectarine
Protein 1.11 1.06 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.32 Nectarine
Vitamin C 21.8 5.4 Melon
Carbs 6.58 10.55 Nectarine
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.28 Melon
Calcium 11 6 Melon
Potassium 182 201 Nectarine
Magnesium 11 9 Melon
Sugars 5.69 7.89 Nectarine
Fiber 0.9 1.7 Nectarine
Copper 0.06 0.086 Nectarine
Zinc 0.07 0.17 Nectarine
Starch 0.07 Nectarine
Phosphorus 5 26 Nectarine
Sodium 9 0 Nectarine
Vitamin A 0 332 Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.05 0.77 Nectarine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.034 Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 1.125 Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.185 Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.025 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 2.2 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.025
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.088 Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.113 Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005 Nectarine
Threonine 0.009 Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009 Nectarine
Leucine 0.014 Nectarine
Lysine 0.016 Nectarine
Methionine 0.006 Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021 Nectarine
Valine 0.013 Nectarine
Histidine 0.008 Nectarine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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