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Common fig vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Common fig and Melon

  • Common fig has more Fiber, however Melon has more Vitamin C.
  • Melon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% more.
  • Common fig has 3 times more Fiber than Melon. Common fig has 2.9g of Fiber, while Melon has 0.9g.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Figs, 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 Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34

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 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%
Contains more Vitamin C +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%
Contains more Vitamin C +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Melon Opinion
Calories 74kcal 28kcal Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Common fig
Vitamin C 2mg 21.8mg Melon
Net carbs 16.28g 5.68g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 6.58g Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.37mg 0.34mg Common fig
Calcium 35mg 11mg Common fig
Potassium 232mg 182mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 11mg Common fig
Sugar 16.26g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 2.9g 0.9g Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.06mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.07mg Common fig
Starch g g
Phosphorus 14mg 5mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 9mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.015mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.031mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.232mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.084mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 2.5µg Common fig
Folate 6µg 8µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.002g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.039g Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Common fig
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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%
Common fig
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Common fig
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.