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Clementine vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Clementine and Melon?

  • Clementine is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1, yet Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Clementine's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 30% higher.
  • Clementine has 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Melon. Clementine has 0.086mg of Vitamin B1, while Melon has 0.015mg.
  • Melon contains less Sugar.

We used Clementines, raw and Melons, casaba, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +39.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +39.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182

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 E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 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 E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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.
Clementine Melon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Melon Opinion
Net carbs 10.32g 5.68g Clementine
Protein 0.85g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Clementine
Carbs 12.02g 6.58g Clementine
Calories 47kcal 28kcal Clementine
Starch 0g g Clementine
Fructose 1.64g g Clementine
Sugar 9.18g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 1.7g 0.9g Clementine
Calcium 30mg 11mg Clementine
Iron 0.14mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 21mg 5mg Clementine
Potassium 177mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.043mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.05mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.8mg 21.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.015mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.232mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.084mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 24µg 8µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin K 0µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine 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
21
Clementine
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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
5%
Clementine
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Clementine
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.