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Melon vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Melon and Clementine?

  • Melon is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Clementine is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Clementine's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 30% higher.
  • Melon has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Clementine. Melon has 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, while Clementine has 0.075mg.
  • Melon contains less Sugar.

We used Melons, casaba, raw and Clementines, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +39.5%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 177
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +39.5%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 177

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +473.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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 Clementine
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 1.11g 0.85g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.15g Clementine
Carbs 6.58g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 28kcal 47kcal Clementine
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose g 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 5.69g 9.18g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 1.7g Clementine
Calcium 11mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 0.34mg 0.14mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 21mg Clementine
Potassium 182mg 177mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.07mg 0.06mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.043mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.03mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.075mg Melon
Folate 8µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0µg Melon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
12%
Clementine
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.