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Feijoa vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Feijoa and Melon?

  • Feijoa is higher in Fiber, and Vitamin C, yet Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Feijoa's daily need coverage for Fiber is 22% more.
  • Feijoa has 3 times more Folate than Melon. While Feijoa has 23µg of Folate, Melon has only 8µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

We used Feijoa, 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
Feijoa
3
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5
Melon
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 182

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
Feijoa
7
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4
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 5.68g Feijoa
Protein 0.71g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.42g 0.1g Feijoa
Carbs 15.21g 6.58g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 28kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 6.4g 0.9g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 11mg Feijoa
Iron 0.14mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 9mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 19mg 5mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 3mg 9mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.06mg 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.036mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Feijoa
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.05mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 32.9mg 21.8mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.015mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.232mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.084mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 23µg 8µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 2.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.002g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.039g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Feijoa 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
Feijoa
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Feijoa
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.51g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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.

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.