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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 Copper +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Magnesium - 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 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Copper +39.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Magnesium - 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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
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 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 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Clementine
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 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.