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Custard apple vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Custard apple and Melon different?

  • Custard apple has more Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2 than Melon.
  • Custard apple contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Melon. While Custard apple contains 0.08mg of Vitamin B1, Melon contains only 0.015mg.

Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Melons, casaba, raw are the varieties used 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
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%

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 B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 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 B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Custard apple Melon Opinion
Net carbs 22.8g 5.68g Custard apple
Protein 1.7g 1.11g Custard apple
Fats 0.6g 0.1g Custard apple
Carbs 25.2g 6.58g Custard apple
Calories 101kcal 28kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.69g Custard apple
Fiber 2.4g 0.9g Custard apple
Calcium 30mg 11mg Custard apple
Iron 0.71mg 0.34mg Custard apple
Magnesium 18mg 11mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 21mg 5mg Custard apple
Potassium 382mg 182mg Custard apple
Sodium 4mg 9mg Custard apple
Zinc mg 0.07mg Melon
Copper mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A 33IU 0IU Custard apple
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 19.2mg 21.8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.015mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.031mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.232mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.084mg Custard apple
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.163mg Custard apple
Folate µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Custard apple
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.037mg mg Custard apple
Methionine 0.004mg mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.231g 0.025g Melon
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
Custard apple 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
15
Custard apple
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard apple
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
10%
Custard apple
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard apple
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Custard apple
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.206g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard apple
Custard apple contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.