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Gooseberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gooseberry and Melon

  • Gooseberry has more Fiber, and Vitamin C, however Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Gooseberry covers your daily Fiber needs 14% more than Melon.
  • Melon has 5 times less Phosphorus than Gooseberry. Gooseberry has 27mg of Phosphorus, while Melon has 5mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Gooseberries, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Magnesium - 11
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
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Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +640%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 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 E +640%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

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.
Gooseberry 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 Gooseberry Melon Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 5.68g Gooseberry
Protein 0.88g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.58g 0.1g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 6.58g Gooseberry
Calories 44kcal 28kcal Gooseberry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.69g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 0.9g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 11mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 27mg 5mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 182mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 9mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.07mg 0.06mg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 290IU 0IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.05mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 27.7mg 21.8mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.015mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.232mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.084mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 6µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.002g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.039g Gooseberry

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Gooseberry 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
Gooseberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
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
5%
Gooseberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.