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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Guava
7
:
1
Melon
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Guava
9
:
1
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
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 Vitamin K - 2.5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 761% 38% 15% 0% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 0% 7% 37%
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 +947.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
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 Vitamin K - 2.5

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
80
Guava
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
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
15%
Guava
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
7%
Melon
Fats
4%
Guava
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.
Guava Melon
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava 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 contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (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 - 50)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Guava Melon Opinion
Calories 68 28 Guava
Protein 2.55 1.11 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.1 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 21.8 Guava
Carbs 14.32 6.58 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.34 Melon
Calcium 18 11 Guava
Potassium 417 182 Guava
Magnesium 22 11 Guava
Sugars 8.92 5.69 Melon
Fiber 5.4 0.9 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.06 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.07 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 40 5 Guava
Sodium 2 9 Guava
Vitamin A 624 0 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.05 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.015 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.031 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.232 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.084 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 2.5 Guava
Folate 49 8 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.002 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.039 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
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. 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.