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Melon vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Melon and Common plum

  • Common plum has less Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Melon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 14% more.
  • Melon has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Common plum. Melon has 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, while Common plum has 0.029mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Melons, casaba, raw and Plums, 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 +83.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +220%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +220%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.057

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +420%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +156%
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +420%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +156%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 10.02g Common plum
Protein 1.11g 0.7g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.28g Common plum
Carbs 6.58g 11.42g Common plum
Calories 28kcal 46kcal Common plum
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum
Sugar 5.69g 9.92g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 1.4g Common plum
Calcium 11mg 6mg Melon
Iron 0.34mg 0.17mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 7mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 16mg Common plum
Potassium 182mg 157mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 0mg Common plum
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Common plum
Copper 0.06mg 0.057mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 9.5mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.028mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.026mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.417mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.029mg Melon
Folate 8µg 5µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine mg 0.01mg Common plum
Isoleucine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Leucine mg 0.015mg Common plum
Lysine mg 0.016mg Common plum
Methionine mg 0.008mg Common plum
Phenylalanine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine mg 0.016mg Common plum
Histidine mg 0.009mg Common plum
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.044g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Common plum
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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
11%
Common plum
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Common plum

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 - 4.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.