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Melon vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Melon and Gooseberry

  • Melon has more Vitamin B6, however Gooseberry is richer in Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Gooseberry covers your daily Fiber needs 14% more than Melon.
  • Gooseberry has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Melon. Melon has 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, while Gooseberry has 0.08mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Melons, casaba, raw and Gooseberries, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 198
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 18% 8% 24% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Potassium - 198
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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 B6 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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 93% 18% 8% 0% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
10
Gooseberry

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
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Gooseberry

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 Gooseberry
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 Gooseberry
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 - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Gooseberry Opinion
Calories 28 44 Gooseberry
Protein 1.11 0.88 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.58 Gooseberry
Vitamin C 21.8 27.7 Gooseberry
Net carbs 5.679999828338623 5.880000114440918 Gooseberry
Carbs 6.58 10.18 Gooseberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.31 Melon
Calcium 11 25 Gooseberry
Potassium 182 198 Gooseberry
Magnesium 11 10 Melon
Sugar 5.69 Gooseberry
Fiber 0.9 4.3 Gooseberry
Copper 0.06 0.07 Gooseberry
Zinc 0.07 0.12 Gooseberry
Starch
Phosphorus 5 27 Gooseberry
Sodium 9 1 Gooseberry
Vitamin A 0 290 Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.05 0.37 Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.04 Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.03 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.3 Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.286 Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.08 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 8 6 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.038 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.051 Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.317 Gooseberry
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.