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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 Iron +108.8%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
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
:
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 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 64% 2% 0% 0% 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%

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 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

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Melon Custard-apple
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.