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Corn vs. Winter melon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Corn and Winter melon

  • Corn has more Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, while Winter melon has more Vitamin C.
  • Corn's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 13% higher.
  • Winter melon contains 36 times less Potassium than Corn. Corn contains 218mg of Potassium, while Winter melon contains 6mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Corn is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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.
Contains more Iron +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.3%
Contains more Potassium +3533.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Copper +113%
Contains more Manganese +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.61
Equal in Selenium - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8% 8% 2%
Contains more Iron +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.3%
Contains more Potassium +3533.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Copper +113%
Contains more Manganese +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.61
Equal in Selenium - 0.2

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.
Corn
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin C +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
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% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Contains more Folate +360%
Contains more Vitamin C +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +752.5%
Contains more Fats +650%
Contains more Carbs +599.3%
Contains more Other +133.3%
Contains more Water +30.9%
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 96%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 3 g
Water: 96.1 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +752.5%
Contains more Fats +650%
Contains more Carbs +599.3%
Contains more Other +133.3%
Contains more Water +30.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +910.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +593.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.9%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
11% 26% 62%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.087 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +910.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +593.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 0.1g Corn
Protein 3.41g 0.4g Corn
Fats 1.5g 0.2g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 3g Corn
Calories 96kcal 13kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g Corn
Sugar 4.54g Winter melon
Fiber 2.4g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 3mg 19mg Winter melon
Iron 0.45mg 0.4mg Corn
Magnesium 26mg 10mg Corn
Phosphorus 77mg 19mg Corn
Potassium 218mg 6mg Corn
Sodium 1mg 111mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.61mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.023mg Corn
Manganese 0.167mg 0.058mg Corn
Selenium 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin A 263IU 0IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 0µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.09mg Corn
Vitamin C 5.5mg 13mg Winter melon
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.04mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 0.4mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.133mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.035mg Corn
Folate 23µg 5µg Corn
Choline 29.1mg Corn
Vitamin K 0.4µg Corn
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.002mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg 0.009mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg 0.003mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.037g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.087g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn Winter 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
17%
Corn
8%
Winter melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
8%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.181g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 110mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Corn
Corn is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Corn
Corn 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. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/nutrients
  2. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.