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Currant vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Currant and Melon?

  • Currant is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Copper, yet Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 21% more.
  • Currant has 9 times more Phosphorus than Melon. While Currant has 44mg of Phosphorus, Melon has only 5mg.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Melons, casaba, raw types in this article.

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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
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Melon
Contains more Iron +194.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +78.3%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +780%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +194.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +78.3%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +780%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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 C +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
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 C +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Equal in Folate - 8

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
Currant
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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
8%
Currant
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Currant
0%
Melon

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

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Currant Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Melon Opinion
Calories 56 28 Currant
Protein 1.4 1.11 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.1 Currant
Vitamin C 41 21.8 Currant
Carbs 13.8 6.58 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1 0.34 Currant
Calcium 33 11 Currant
Potassium 275 182 Currant
Magnesium 13 11 Currant
Sugar 7.37 5.69 Melon
Fiber 4.3 0.9 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.06 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.07 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 44 5 Currant
Sodium 1 9 Currant
Vitamin A 42 0 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 0.05 Currant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.015 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.031 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.232 Melon
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.084 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 2.5 Currant
Folate 8 8
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.025 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.002 Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.039 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.53 Currant

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.