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Cherimoya vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cherimoya and Melon

  • Cherimoya has more Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, however Melon is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Melon contains 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Cherimoya. Cherimoya contains 0.101mg of Vitamin B1, while Melon contains 0.015mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cherimoya, 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 Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 13% 12% 26% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11

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 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +73%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 42% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 18% 0% 0%
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 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +73%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherimoya Melon Opinion
Net carbs 14.71g 5.68g Cherimoya
Protein 1.57g 1.11g Cherimoya
Fats 0.68g 0.1g Cherimoya
Carbs 17.71g 6.58g Cherimoya
Calories 75kcal 28kcal Cherimoya
Starch 0g g Cherimoya
Fructose 6.28g g Cherimoya
Sugar 12.87g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 3g 0.9g Cherimoya
Calcium 10mg 11mg Melon
Iron 0.27mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 17mg 11mg Cherimoya
Phosphorus 26mg 5mg Cherimoya
Potassium 287mg 182mg Cherimoya
Sodium 7mg 9mg Cherimoya
Zinc 0.16mg 0.07mg Cherimoya
Copper 0.069mg 0.06mg Cherimoya
Vitamin A 5IU 0IU Cherimoya
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.05mg Cherimoya
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 12.6mg 21.8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.015mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B2 0.131mg 0.031mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B3 0.644mg 0.232mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B5 0.345mg 0.084mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.163mg Cherimoya
Folate 23µg 8µg Cherimoya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Cherimoya
Threonine 0.052mg mg Cherimoya
Isoleucine 0.042mg mg Cherimoya
Leucine 0.063mg mg Cherimoya
Lysine 0.042mg mg Cherimoya
Methionine 0.021mg mg Cherimoya
Phenylalanine 0.042mg mg Cherimoya
Valine 0.063mg mg Cherimoya
Histidine 0.021mg mg Cherimoya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.233g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.055g 0.002g Cherimoya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188g 0.039g Cherimoya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherimoya 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
Cherimoya
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Cherimoya
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
9%
Cherimoya
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
18%
Cherimoya
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Cherimoya
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.208g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya 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 richer in minerals?
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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. Cherimoya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173953/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.