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Breadfruit vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Breadfruit and Melon

  • Melon has less Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B5.
  • Breadfruit's daily need coverage for Fiber is 16% more.
  • Breadfruit has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Melon. Breadfruit has 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, while Melon has 0.015mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugars.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Breadfruit, 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 +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 44% 18% 28% 4% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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 C +33%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +444%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 0% 2% 0% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 0% 2% 11%
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 C +33%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +444%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

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
18
Breadfruit
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
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 the food
Protein
6%
Breadfruit
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
0%
Melon

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 5.31g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (62)
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.

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 Breadfruit Melon Opinion
Calories 103 28 Breadfruit
Protein 1.07 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.23 0.1 Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29 21.8 Breadfruit
Carbs 27.12 6.58 Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.34 Breadfruit
Calcium 17 11 Breadfruit
Potassium 490 182 Breadfruit
Magnesium 25 11 Breadfruit
Sugars 11 5.69 Melon
Fiber 4.9 0.9 Breadfruit
Copper 0.084 0.06 Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12 0.07 Breadfruit
Starch
Phosphorus 30 5 Breadfruit
Sodium 2 9 Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.1 0.05 Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.015 Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.232 Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457 0.084 Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 2.5 Melon
Folate 14 8 Breadfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.002 Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066 0.039 Breadfruit
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.052 Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064 Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065 Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037 Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01 Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026 Breadfruit
Valine 0.047 Breadfruit
Histidine
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.