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Melon vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.16g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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 Pineapple
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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 Pineapple
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
25
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
6
Melon
6
Pineapple

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
2
:
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Potassium +67%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Potassium +67%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
13%
Pineapple
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Pineapple

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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 Pineapple Opinion
Calories 28 50 Pineapple
Protein 1.11 0.54 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.12 Pineapple
Vitamin C 21.8 47.8 Pineapple
Carbs 6.58 13.12 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.29 Melon
Calcium 11 13 Pineapple
Potassium 182 109 Melon
Magnesium 11 12 Pineapple
Sugars 5.69 9.85 Pineapple
Fiber 0.9 1.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.06 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.07 0.12 Pineapple
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 5 8 Pineapple
Sodium 9 1 Pineapple
Vitamin A 0 58 Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.05 0.02 Melon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.079 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.032 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.5 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.213 Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.112 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 0.7 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.009 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.013 Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.04 Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005 Pineapple
Threonine 0.019 Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019 Pineapple
Leucine 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 Pineapple
Methionine 0.012 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 Pineapple
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