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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
:
3
Feijoa
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +280%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
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
:
7
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Folate +187.5%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Feijoa
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 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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Feijoa Opinion
Calories 28 61 Feijoa
Protein 1.11 0.71 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.42 Feijoa
Vitamin C 21.8 32.9 Feijoa
Carbs 6.58 15.21 Feijoa
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.14 Melon
Calcium 11 17 Feijoa
Potassium 182 172 Melon
Magnesium 11 9 Melon
Sugar 5.69 8.2 Melon
Fiber 0.9 6.4 Feijoa
Copper 0.06 0.036 Melon
Zinc 0.07 0.06 Melon
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 5 19 Feijoa
Sodium 9 3 Feijoa
Vitamin A 0 6 Feijoa
Vitamin E 0.05 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.006 Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.018 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.295 Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.233 Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.067 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 3.5 Feijoa
Folate 8 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.104 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.136 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007 Feijoa
Threonine 0.019 Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019 Feijoa
Leucine 0.028 Feijoa
Lysine 0.038 Feijoa
Methionine 0.007 Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019 Feijoa
Valine 0.019 Feijoa
Histidine 0.009 Feijoa
Fructose 2.95 Feijoa

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.