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Persimmon vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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?
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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.
Persimmon Melon
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
Persimmon 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
28
Persimmon
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Persimmon
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
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3
Melon
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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
:
10
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%

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
5%
Persimmon
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Persimmon
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 Persimmon Melon Opinion
Calories 127 28 Persimmon
Protein 0.8 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.4 0.1 Persimmon
Vitamin C 66 21.8 Persimmon
Carbs 33.5 6.58 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 2.5 0.34 Persimmon
Calcium 27 11 Persimmon
Potassium 310 182 Persimmon
Magnesium 11 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 0.9 Melon
Copper 0.06 Melon
Zinc 0.07 Melon
Starch
Phosphorus 26 5 Persimmon
Sodium 1 9 Persimmon
Vitamin A 0 Melon
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Melon
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
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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