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Mango vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mango and Melon different?

  • Mango is higher in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin E , and Copper, however Melon is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Mango is 16% higher.
  • Mango contains 18 times more Vitamin E than Melon. While Mango contains 0.9mg of Vitamin E , Melon contains only 0.05mg.
  • Melon has less Sugar.

Mangos, raw and Melons, casaba, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Mango
4
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3
Melon
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Iron +112.5%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Iron +112.5%
Equal in Calcium - 11
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
Mango
9
:
1
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.5%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 11%
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 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.5%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37%

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.
Mango 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Melon Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 5.68g Mango
Protein 0.82g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.38g 0.1g Mango
Carbs 14.98g 6.58g Mango
Calories 60kcal 28kcal Mango
Starch g g
Fructose 4.68g g Mango
Sugar 13.66g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 1.6g 0.9g Mango
Calcium 11mg 11mg
Iron 0.16mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 14mg 5mg Mango
Potassium 168mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Mango
Zinc 0.09mg 0.07mg Mango
Copper 0.111mg 0.06mg Mango
Vitamin A 1082IU 0IU Mango
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.05mg Mango
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.4mg 21.8mg Mango
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.015mg Mango
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.031mg Mango
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.232mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg 0.084mg Mango
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 43µg 8µg Mango
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.2µg 2.5µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg mg Mango
Lysine 0.066mg mg Mango
Methionine 0.008mg mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg mg Mango
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g 0.002g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g 0.039g Mango

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mango 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
26
Mango
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Mango
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%
Mango
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Mango
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Mango
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mango
Mango contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mango
Mango is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/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.