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Melon vs Cherimoya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Melon and Cherimoya

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, however Cherimoya is higher in Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B5.

Food varieties used in this article are Melons, casaba, raw and Cherimoya, 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
Melon
2
:
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 26% 13% 24% 5% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Equal in Calcium - 10

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +73%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 42% 1% 6% 0% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +73%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +310.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +187.5%

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
12
Melon
18
Cherimoya
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
11
Cherimoya

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
7%
Melon
9%
Cherimoya
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
18%
Cherimoya
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Cherimoya

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Cherimoya
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 - 7.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.208g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Melon Cherimoya Opinion
Calories 28 75 Cherimoya
Protein 1.11 1.57 Cherimoya
Fats 0.1 0.68 Cherimoya
Vitamin C 21.8 12.6 Melon
Carbs 6.58 17.71 Cherimoya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.27 Melon
Calcium 11 10 Melon
Potassium 182 287 Cherimoya
Magnesium 11 17 Cherimoya
Sugars 5.69 12.87 Melon
Fiber 0.9 3 Cherimoya
Copper 0.06 0.069 Cherimoya
Zinc 0.07 0.16 Cherimoya
Starch 0 Cherimoya
Phosphorus 5 26 Cherimoya
Sodium 9 7 Cherimoya
Vitamin A 0 5 Cherimoya
Vitamin E 0.05 0.27 Cherimoya
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.101 Cherimoya
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.131 Cherimoya
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.644 Cherimoya
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.345 Cherimoya
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.257 Cherimoya
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 8 23 Cherimoya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.233 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.055 Cherimoya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.188 Cherimoya
Tryptophan 0.031 Cherimoya
Threonine 0.052 Cherimoya
Isoleucine 0.042 Cherimoya
Leucine 0.063 Cherimoya
Lysine 0.042 Cherimoya
Methionine 0.021 Cherimoya
Phenylalanine 0.042 Cherimoya
Valine 0.063 Cherimoya
Histidine 0.021 Cherimoya
Fructose 6.28 Cherimoya

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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients
  2. Cherimoya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173953/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.