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Melon vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Melon and Blueberry

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Blueberry has more Vitamin K, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Blueberry covers your daily need of Vitamin K 14% more than Melon.
  • Melon contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Blueberry. While Melon contains 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, Blueberry contains only 0.052mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Melons, casaba, raw and Blueberries, 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
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.057

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
Melon
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Contains more Vitamin C +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +672%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin C +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +672%

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.
Melon Blueberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 1.11g 0.74g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.33g Blueberry
Carbs 6.58g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 28kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 5.69g 9.96g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 11mg 6mg Melon
Iron 0.34mg 0.28mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 6mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 12mg Blueberry
Potassium 182mg 77mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.07mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.06mg 0.057mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 54IU Blueberry
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 9.7mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.124mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.052mg Melon
Folate 8µg 6µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.028g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Melon Blueberry
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
12
Melon
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
7
Blueberry

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
7%
Melon
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
14%
Blueberry
Fats
0%
Melon
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.