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Melon vs. Crabapple (Malus) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Melon and Crabapple (Malus)

  • The amount of Vitamin C in Melon is higher than in Crabapple (Malus).
  • Melon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 15% more than Crabapple (Malus).

Specific food types used in this comparison are Melons, casaba, raw and Crabapples, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +11.7%
Contains more Manganese +228.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.36
Equal in Potassium - 194
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 5% 7% 18% 1% 0% 23% 15% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +11.7%
Contains more Manganese +228.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.36
Equal in Potassium - 194

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Melon
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 27% 8% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +177.5%
Contains more Water +16.4%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +203.2%
Contains more Other +13.9%
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
20% 79%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.95 g
Water: 78.94 g
Other: 0.41 g
Contains more Protein +177.5%
Contains more Water +16.4%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +203.2%
Contains more Other +13.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.6%
38% 3% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
32% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Melon Crabapple (Malus)
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Crabapple (Malus) Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Protein 1.11g 0.4g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Crabapple (Malus)
Carbs 6.58g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Calories 28kcal 76kcal Crabapple (Malus)
Sugar 5.69g Crabapple (Malus)
Fiber 0.9g Melon
Calcium 11mg 18mg Crabapple (Malus)
Iron 0.34mg 0.36mg Crabapple (Malus)
Magnesium 11mg 7mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 15mg Crabapple (Malus)
Potassium 182mg 194mg Crabapple (Malus)
Sodium 9mg 1mg Crabapple (Malus)
Zinc 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.067mg Crabapple (Malus)
Manganese 0.035mg 0.115mg Crabapple (Malus)
Selenium 0.4µg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin E 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.03mg Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.02mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.1mg Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg Melon
Folate 8µg Melon
Choline 7.6mg Melon
Vitamin K 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Threonine 0.014mg Crabapple (Malus)
Isoleucine 0.016mg Crabapple (Malus)
Leucine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Lysine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Methionine 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Crabapple (Malus)
Valine 0.019mg Crabapple (Malus)
Histidine 0.006mg Crabapple (Malus)
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.048g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.012g Crabapple (Malus)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.088g Crabapple (Malus)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Crabapple (Malus)
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Melon
3%
Crabapple (Malus)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Melon
8%
Crabapple (Malus)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients
  2. Crabapple (Malus) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171721/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.