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Winter melon vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 99mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Shallot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Winter melon Shallot
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
10
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
7
Winter melon
15
Shallot

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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Contains more Zinc +52.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +5466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Zinc +52.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +5466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +885.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +885.7%

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Winter melon
0%
Shallot

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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 Shallot Opinion
Calories 13 72 Shallot
Protein 0.4 2.5 Shallot
Fats 0.2 0.1 Winter melon
Vitamin C 13 8 Winter melon
Carbs 3 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 19 37 Shallot
Potassium 6 334 Shallot
Magnesium 10 21 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 Shallot
Fiber 2.9 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.023 0.088 Shallot
Zinc 0.61 0.4 Winter melon
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Phosphorus 19 60 Shallot
Sodium 111 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 0 4 Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.06 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.02 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.2 Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.29 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 Shallot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.014 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.039 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.009 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.003 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
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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