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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Melon
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Manganese +71.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28% 8% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +58.8%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Manganese +71.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +444%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Choline +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 0% 6% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +444%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Choline +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +312.2%
Contains more Other +158.3%
Contains more Water +30%
Equal in Protein - 1.11
27% 71%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 27.12 g
Water: 70.65 g
Other: 0.93 g
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +312.2%
Contains more Other +158.3%
Contains more Water +30%
Equal in Protein - 1.11

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1600%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
32% 23% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.066 g
38% 3% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1600%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Breadfruit Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Melon Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 5.68g Breadfruit
Protein 1.07g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.23g 0.1g Breadfruit
Carbs 27.12g 6.58g Breadfruit
Calories 103kcal 28kcal Breadfruit
Sugar 11g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 4.9g 0.9g Breadfruit
Calcium 17mg 11mg Breadfruit
Iron 0.54mg 0.34mg Breadfruit
Magnesium 25mg 11mg Breadfruit
Phosphorus 30mg 5mg Breadfruit
Potassium 490mg 182mg Breadfruit
Sodium 2mg 9mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.06mg Breadfruit
Manganese 0.06mg 0.035mg Breadfruit
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Breadfruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.05mg Breadfruit
Vitamin C 29mg 21.8mg Breadfruit
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
Folate 14µg 8µg Breadfruit
Choline 9.8mg 7.6mg Breadfruit
Vitamin K 0.5µg 2.5µg Melon
Threonine 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg Breadfruit
Methionine 0.01mg Breadfruit
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg Breadfruit
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.002g Breadfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.039g Breadfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit Melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Breadfruit
11%
Melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Breadfruit
7%
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 is richer in vitamins?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.