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Melon vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Melon and Common fig

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, however Common fig has more Fiber.
  • Melon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% more.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Melons, casaba, raw and Figs, 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 +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.37

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 +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%
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 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +88%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Common fig Opinion
Calories 28kcal 74kcal Common fig
Protein 1.11g 0.75g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Common fig
Vitamin C 21.8mg 2mg Melon
Net carbs 5.68g 16.28g Common fig
Carbs 6.58g 19.18g Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.34mg 0.37mg Common fig
Calcium 11mg 35mg Common fig
Potassium 182mg 232mg Common fig
Magnesium 11mg 17mg Common fig
Sugar 5.69g 16.26g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 2.9g Common fig
Copper 0.06mg 0.07mg Common fig
Zinc 0.07mg 0.15mg Common fig
Starch g g
Phosphorus 5mg 14mg Common fig
Sodium 9mg 1mg Common fig
Vitamin A 0IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.113mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 4.7µg Common fig
Folate 8µg 6µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.06g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.144g Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Common fig
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
11
Common fig

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%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
19%
Common fig
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.