Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Cranberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Summary of differences between Cranberry and Melon

    These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) and Melons, casaba, raw.

    Infographic

    Cranberry vs Melon infographic
    Copy infographic link

    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
    :
    4
    Melon
    Contains more Iron +17.6%
    Contains more Calcium +136.4%
    Contains more Phosphorus +320%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
    Contains more Iron +17.6%
    Contains more Calcium +136.4%
    Contains more Phosphorus +320%

    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
    :
    8
    Melon
    Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 6% 0% 0% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    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 B1 +33.3%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
    Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8

    Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

    Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
    Vitamin Summary Score
    9
    Cranberry
    12
    Melon
    Mineral Summary Score
    4
    Cranberry
    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 the food
    Protein
    2%
    Cranberry
    7%
    Melon
    Carbohydrates
    12%
    Cranberry
    7%
    Melon
    Fats
    2%
    Cranberry
    0%
    Melon

    Comparison summary table

    Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
    Cranberry Melon
    Rich in vitamins ok
    Lower in Cholesterol ok
    Lower in Sugars ok
    Lower in Sodium ok
    Lower in Saturated Fat ok
    Lower in glycemic index ok
    Lower in price ok
    Rich in minerals Equal

    Which food is preferable in case of diets?

    ok
    ok
    is better in case of low diet
    Cranberry Melon
    Low Calories diet ok
    Low Fats diet ok
    Low Carbs diet ok
    Low glycemic index diet ok

    People also compare

    Comparison summary

    Which food is richer in vitamins?
    Melon
    Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
    Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
    Which food contains less Sugars?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
    Which food contains less Sodium?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
    Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
    Which food is cheaper?
    Cranberry
    Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    ?
    It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

    All nutrients comparison - raw data values

    In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
    Nutrient Cranberry Melon Opinion
    Calories 55 28 Cranberry
    Protein 0.4 1.11 Melon
    Fats 0.5 0.1 Cranberry
    Vitamin C 21 21.8 Melon
    Carbs 12.2 6.58 Cranberry
    Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
    Vitamin D 0 Melon
    Iron 0.4 0.34 Cranberry
    Calcium 26 11 Cranberry
    Potassium 182 Melon
    Magnesium 11 Melon
    Sugars 5.69 Cranberry
    Fiber 0.9 Melon
    Copper 0.06 Melon
    Zinc 0.07 Melon
    Starch
    Phosphorus 21 5 Cranberry
    Sodium 9 Cranberry
    Vitamin A 90 0 Cranberry
    Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
    Vitamin D 0 Melon
    Vitamin B1 0.02 0.015 Cranberry
    Vitamin B2 0.08 0.031 Cranberry
    Vitamin B3 0.4 0.232 Cranberry
    Vitamin B5 0.084 Melon
    Vitamin B6 0.163 Melon
    Vitamin B12 0 Melon
    Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
    Folate 8 Melon
    Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
    Saturated Fat 0.025 Cranberry
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
    Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Melon
    Tryptophan
    Threonine
    Isoleucine
    Leucine
    Lysine
    Methionine
    Phenylalanine
    Valine
    Histidine
    Fructose

    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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

    1. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.