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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 Sugar.

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
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

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.
Breadfruit Melon
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Melon Opinion
Calories 103kcal 28kcal Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.23g 0.1g Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29mg 21.8mg Breadfruit
Net carbs 22.22g 5.68g Breadfruit
Carbs 27.12g 6.58g Breadfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.54mg 0.34mg Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 11mg Breadfruit
Potassium 490mg 182mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 25mg 11mg Breadfruit
Sugar 11g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 4.9g 0.9g Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.06mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Breadfruit
Starch g g
Phosphorus 30mg 5mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 9mg Breadfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.05mg Breadfruit
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.015mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.232mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B5 0.457mg 0.084mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate 14µg 8µg Breadfruit
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.002g Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.039g Breadfruit
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.052mg mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg mg Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01mg mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg mg Breadfruit
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Breadfruit
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (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?
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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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.