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Melon vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Quince
Quince contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Quince
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Quince
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
8
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
6
Melon
8
Quince

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
:
5
Quince
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Iron +105.9%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 197
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Iron +105.9%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 197

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
8
:
2
Quince
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.081
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.081

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
15%
Quince
Fats
0%
Melon
0%
Quince

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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 Quince Opinion
Calories 28 57 Quince
Protein 1.11 0.4 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 21.8 15 Melon
Carbs 6.58 15.3 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.7 Quince
Calcium 11 11
Potassium 182 197 Quince
Magnesium 11 8 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 0.9 1.9 Quince
Copper 0.06 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.07 0.04 Melon
Starch
Phosphorus 5 17 Quince
Sodium 9 4 Quince
Vitamin A 0 40 Quince
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.02 Quince
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.03 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.2 Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.081 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.04 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.036 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.05 Quince
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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