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Melon vs Grape - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Melon and Grape

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, however Grape has more Manganese, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Grape is 30% higher.
  • Grape has 5 times less Vitamin C than Melon. Melon has 21.8mg of Vitamin C, while Grape has 4mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Melons, casaba, raw and Grapes, american type (slip skin), 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
Melon
4
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4
Grape
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Potassium - 191
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 4% 5% 17% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Potassium - 191

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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6
Grape
Contains more Vitamin C +445%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%
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 6% 4% 0% 14% 24% 14% 6% 2% 26% 3% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +445%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%

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 Grape
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Grape Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 16.25g Grape
Protein 1.11g 0.63g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.35g Grape
Carbs 6.58g 17.15g Grape
Calories 28kcal 67kcal Grape
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g 16.25g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 0.9g
Calcium 11mg 14mg Grape
Iron 0.34mg 0.29mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 5mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 10mg Grape
Potassium 182mg 191mg Grape
Sodium 9mg 2mg Grape
Zinc 0.07mg 0.04mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.04mg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 100IU Grape
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.19mg Grape
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 4mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.092mg Grape
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.057mg Grape
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.3mg Grape
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.024mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.11mg Melon
Folate 8µg 4µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 14.6µg Grape
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Grape
Threonine mg 0.017mg Grape
Isoleucine mg 0.005mg Grape
Leucine mg 0.013mg Grape
Lysine mg 0.014mg Grape
Methionine mg 0.021mg Grape
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grape
Valine mg 0.017mg Grape
Histidine mg 0.023mg Grape
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.114g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.014g Grape
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.102g Grape

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Grape
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
11
Grape
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
7
Grape

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%
Grape
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
17%
Grape
Fats
0%
Melon
2%
Grape

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grape
Grape contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grape
Grape is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Grape
Grape 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. Grape - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174682/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.