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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
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +15%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 13% 12% 26% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +15%
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
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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 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 1% 6% 0% 42% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 18% 0% 0%
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%

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 Cherimoya
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Cherimoya Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 14.71g Cherimoya
Protein 1.11g 1.57g Cherimoya
Fats 0.1g 0.68g Cherimoya
Carbs 6.58g 17.71g Cherimoya
Calories 28kcal 75kcal Cherimoya
Starch g 0g Cherimoya
Fructose g 6.28g Cherimoya
Sugar 5.69g 12.87g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 3g Cherimoya
Calcium 11mg 10mg Melon
Iron 0.34mg 0.27mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 17mg Cherimoya
Phosphorus 5mg 26mg Cherimoya
Potassium 182mg 287mg Cherimoya
Sodium 9mg 7mg Cherimoya
Zinc 0.07mg 0.16mg Cherimoya
Copper 0.06mg 0.069mg Cherimoya
Vitamin A 0IU 5IU Cherimoya
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.27mg Cherimoya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 12.6mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.101mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.131mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.644mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.345mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.257mg Cherimoya
Folate 8µg 23µg Cherimoya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Tryptophan mg 0.031mg Cherimoya
Threonine mg 0.052mg Cherimoya
Isoleucine mg 0.042mg Cherimoya
Leucine mg 0.063mg Cherimoya
Lysine mg 0.042mg Cherimoya
Methionine mg 0.021mg Cherimoya
Phenylalanine mg 0.042mg Cherimoya
Valine mg 0.063mg Cherimoya
Histidine mg 0.021mg Cherimoya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.233g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.055g Cherimoya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.188g Cherimoya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Cherimoya
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
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 food.
Protein
7%
Melon
9%
Cherimoya
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
18%
Cherimoya
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Cherimoya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (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?
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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. 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.