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Apricot vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Apricot and Melon

  • Apricot has more Vitamin E , however Melon has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Melon is 13% higher.
  • Melon has 18 times less Vitamin E than Apricot. Apricot has 0.89mg of Vitamin E , while Melon has 0.05mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Apricots, raw and Melons, casaba, raw.

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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 +14.7%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +14.7%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
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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Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +32%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 0% 1% 0% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 0% 7% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +32%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apricot Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Melon Opinion
Calories 48kcal 28kcal Apricot
Protein 1.4g 1.11g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.1g Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 21.8mg Melon
Net carbs 9.12g 5.68g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 6.58g Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.39mg 0.34mg Apricot
Calcium 13mg 11mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg 182mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Melon
Sugar 9.24g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 2g 0.9g Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.06mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.07mg Apricot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 23mg 5mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 9mg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU 0IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.05mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.015mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.031mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.232mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.084mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 2.5µg Apricot
Folate 9µg 8µg Apricot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.002g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.039g Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
8
Melon

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 food.
Protein
8%
Apricot
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Apricot
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.