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Melon vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Melon and Feijoa?

  • Melon is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Feijoa is higher in Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Feijoa's daily need coverage for Fiber is 22% more.
  • Melon has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Feijoa. While Melon has 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, Feijoa has only 0.067mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

We used Melons, casaba, raw and Feijoa, raw types 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
Melon
5
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3
Feijoa
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 172

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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7
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 8.81g Feijoa
Protein 1.11g 0.71g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 6.58g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 28kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 5.69g 8.2g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 11mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 0.34mg 0.14mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 9mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 19mg Feijoa
Potassium 182mg 172mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.07mg 0.06mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.036mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Feijoa
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.006mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.018mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.295mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.067mg Melon
Folate 8µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.104g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Feijoa
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
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
15%
Feijoa
Fats
0%
Melon
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.51g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.