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Guava vs. Melon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Guava and Melon

  • Melon has less Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 229% more.
  • Guava has 15 times more Vitamin E than Melon. Guava has 0.73mg of Vitamin E , while Melon has 0.05mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Guavas, common, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Guava
9
:
1
Melon
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Manganese +328.6%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77% 20% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Manganese +328.6%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Iron +30.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Guava
9
:
1
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +947.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +436.9%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Equal in Choline - 7.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 15% 0% 761% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 37% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +947.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +436.9%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Equal in Choline - 7.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Guava
4
:
1
Melon
Contains more Protein +129.7%
Contains more Fats +850%
Contains more Carbs +117.6%
Contains more Other +283.3%
Contains more Water +13.7%
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Protein +129.7%
Contains more Fats +850%
Contains more Carbs +117.6%
Contains more Other +283.3%
Contains more Water +13.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Guava
2
:
1
Melon
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4250%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +928.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.8%
36% 11% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.401 g
38% 3% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4250%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +928.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Guava Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 5.68g Guava
Protein 2.55g 1.11g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.1g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 6.58g Guava
Calories 68kcal 28kcal Guava
Sugar 8.92g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 5.4g 0.9g Guava
Calcium 18mg 11mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 22mg 11mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 5mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 182mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 9mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.07mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.06mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg 0.035mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.05mg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 21.8mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.015mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.031mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.232mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.084mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 49µg 8µg Guava
Choline 7.6mg 7.6mg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 2.5µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg Guava
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.002g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.039g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
74%
Guava
11%
Melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
7%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.