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Pear vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.06g)
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.
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.
Pear Melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Pear 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
5
Pear
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Pear
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
Pear
4
:
4
Melon
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%

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
Pear
3
:
6
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +76%
Contains more Vitamin C +407%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +76%
Contains more Vitamin C +407%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.1%

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
2%
Pear
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Pear
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 Pear Melon Opinion
Calories 57 28 Pear
Protein 0.36 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.14 0.1 Pear
Vitamin C 4.3 21.8 Melon
Carbs 15.23 6.58 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.18 0.34 Melon
Calcium 9 11 Melon
Potassium 116 182 Melon
Magnesium 7 11 Melon
Sugars 9.75 5.69 Pear
Fiber 3.1 0.9 Pear
Copper 0.082 0.06 Pear
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Pear
Starch
Phosphorus 12 5 Pear
Sodium 1 9 Pear
Vitamin A 25 0 Pear
Vitamin E 0.12 0.05 Pear
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.015 Melon
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.161 0.232 Melon
Vitamin B5 0.049 0.084 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.4 2.5 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.025 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084 0.002 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094 0.039 Pear
Tryptophan 0.002 Pear
Threonine 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.017 Pear
Methionine 0.002 Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.002 Pear
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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