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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 Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 198
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 198

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 5.88g Gooseberry
Protein 1.11g 0.88g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 6.58g 10.18g Gooseberry
Calories 28kcal 44kcal Gooseberry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g g Gooseberry
Fiber 0.9g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 11mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.34mg 0.31mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 182mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 9mg 1mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.07mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.06mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 0IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.03mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.3mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.08mg Melon
Folate 8µg 6µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.038g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Gooseberry
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
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

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.

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.