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Blackberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Blackberry and Melon

  • Blackberry has more Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin E , however Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Blackberry covers your daily Manganese needs 27% more than Melon.
  • Melon contains 23 times less Vitamin E than Blackberry. Blackberry contains 1.17mg of Vitamin E , while Melon contains 0.05mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Blackberries, 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
Contains more Calcium +163.6%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +657.1%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 24% 15% 10% 15% 1% 15% 56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +163.6%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +657.1%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%

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 +2240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +692%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +443.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 24% 0% 70% 5% 6% 13% 17% 7% 19% 0% 50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +692%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +443.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8

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.
Blackberry Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Blackberry Melon Opinion
Net carbs 4.31g 5.68g Melon
Protein 1.39g 1.11g Blackberry
Fats 0.49g 0.1g Blackberry
Carbs 9.61g 6.58g Blackberry
Calories 43kcal 28kcal Blackberry
Starch 0g g Blackberry
Fructose 2.4g g Blackberry
Sugar 4.88g 5.69g Blackberry
Fiber 5.3g 0.9g Blackberry
Calcium 29mg 11mg Blackberry
Iron 0.62mg 0.34mg Blackberry
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Blackberry
Phosphorus 22mg 5mg Blackberry
Potassium 162mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Blackberry
Zinc 0.53mg 0.07mg Blackberry
Copper 0.165mg 0.06mg Blackberry
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Blackberry
Vitamin E 1.17mg 0.05mg Blackberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 21.8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Blackberry
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.646mg 0.232mg Blackberry
Vitamin B5 0.276mg 0.084mg Blackberry
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 25µg 8µg Blackberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.8µg 2.5µg Blackberry
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.014g 0.025g Blackberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.002g Blackberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.28g 0.039g Blackberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Blackberry Melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Blackberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
17
Blackberry
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%
Blackberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Blackberry
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Blackberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blackberry
Blackberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Blackberry
Blackberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Blackberry
Blackberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blackberry
Blackberry 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. Blackberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173946/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.