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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
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2
Melon
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 18% 8% 24% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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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5
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +640%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 18% 8% 0% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 0% 0% 5%
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 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +640%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
5%
Gooseberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Gooseberry 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 Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gooseberry Melon Opinion
Calories 44 28 Gooseberry
Protein 0.88 1.11 Melon
Fats 0.58 0.1 Gooseberry
Vitamin C 27.7 21.8 Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18 6.58 Gooseberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.31 0.34 Melon
Calcium 25 11 Gooseberry
Potassium 198 182 Gooseberry
Magnesium 10 11 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3 0.9 Gooseberry
Copper 0.07 0.06 Gooseberry
Zinc 0.12 0.07 Gooseberry
Starch
Phosphorus 27 5 Gooseberry
Sodium 1 9 Gooseberry
Vitamin A 290 0 Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37 0.05 Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.015 Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.031 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.232 Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.286 0.084 Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 6 8 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.038 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051 0.002 Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317 0.039 Gooseberry
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 of 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.