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Blueberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Blueberry and Melon

  • Blueberry has more Vitamin K, Manganese, and Fiber, while Melon has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Blueberry covers your daily need of Vitamin K 14% more than Melon.
  • Blueberry contains 11 times more Vitamin E than Melon. While Blueberry contains 0.57mg of Vitamin E , Melon contains only 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Blueberries, 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 Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.06

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 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +672%
Contains more Vitamin C +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
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 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +672%
Contains more Vitamin C +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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.
Blueberry Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Melon Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 5.68g Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.33g 0.1g Blueberry
Carbs 14.49g 6.58g Blueberry
Calories 57kcal 28kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 2.4g 0.9g Blueberry
Calcium 6mg 11mg Melon
Iron 0.28mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 6mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 12mg 5mg Blueberry
Potassium 77mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.16mg 0.07mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Blueberry
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.05mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.7mg 21.8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.015mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.232mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.084mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 6µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.3µg 2.5µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Blueberry
Threonine 0.02mg mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg mg Blueberry
Methionine 0.012mg mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg mg Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.002g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.039g Blueberry

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Blueberry 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
12
Blueberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Blueberry
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
4%
Blueberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Blueberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry 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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.