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Winter melon vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 102mg)
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.
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.
Winter melon Melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Winter melon 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
9
Winter melon
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Winter melon
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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Melon
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +771.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains more Potassium +2933.3%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +771.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains more Potassium +2933.3%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
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4
Melon
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.7%

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%
Winter melon
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Winter melon
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 Winter melon Melon Opinion
Calories 13 28 Melon
Protein 0.4 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.2 0.1 Winter melon
Vitamin C 13 21.8 Melon
Carbs 3 6.58 Melon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.34 Winter melon
Calcium 19 11 Winter melon
Potassium 6 182 Melon
Magnesium 10 11 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 2.9 0.9 Winter melon
Copper 0.023 0.06 Melon
Zinc 0.61 0.07 Winter melon
Starch
Phosphorus 19 5 Winter melon
Sodium 111 9 Melon
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.015 Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.031 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.232 Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.084 Winter melon
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.025 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.002 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.039 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002 Winter melon
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.009 Winter melon
Methionine 0.003 Winter melon
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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