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Durian vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Durian and Melon

  • Melon has less Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Durian covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 30% more than Melon.
  • Melon contains 9 times less Manganese than Durian. Durian contains 0.325mg of Manganese, while Melon contains 0.035mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Durian, raw or frozen 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
Durian
7
:
1
Melon
Contains more Iron +26.5%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +245%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +680%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 39% 22% 69% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +26.5%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +245%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +680%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%

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
Durian
7
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4
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 3% 0% 0% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 0% 0% 27%
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 +2393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.7%

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
28
Durian
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
7%
Melon
Fats
25%
Durian
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.
Durian Melon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Durian 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 cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Durian
Durian contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Durian
Durian is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian 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 Durian Melon Opinion
Calories 147 28 Durian
Protein 1.47 1.11 Durian
Fats 5.33 0.1 Durian
Vitamin C 19.7 21.8 Melon
Carbs 27.09 6.58 Durian
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.43 0.34 Durian
Calcium 6 11 Melon
Potassium 436 182 Durian
Magnesium 30 11 Durian
Sugar 5.69 Durian
Fiber 3.8 0.9 Durian
Copper 0.207 0.06 Durian
Zinc 0.28 0.07 Durian
Starch
Phosphorus 39 5 Durian
Sodium 2 9 Durian
Vitamin A 44 0 Durian
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.374 0.015 Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.031 Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074 0.232 Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23 0.084 Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316 0.163 Durian
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 36 8 Durian
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Durian
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.