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Melon vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Custard apple different?

  • Custard apple has more Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2 than Melon.

Melons, casaba, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +172.7%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
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% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%

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 C +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%

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 Custard apple
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 1.11g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.1g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 6.58g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 28kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g g Custard apple
Fiber 0.9g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 11mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.34mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 11mg 18mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 5mg 21mg Custard apple
Potassium 182mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 9mg 4mg Custard apple
Zinc 0.07mg mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 33IU Custard apple
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 19.2mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.135mg Custard apple
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate 8µg µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Custard apple
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.037mg Custard apple
Methionine mg 0.004mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.231g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
25%
Custard apple
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.206g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard apple
Custard apple contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple 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.
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.