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Melon vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Melon and Jackfruit?

  • Melon is higher in Vitamin C, yet Jackfruit is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Jackfruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 13% more.
  • Melon has 2 times more Vitamin C than Jackfruit. While Melon has 21.8mg of Vitamin C, Jackfruit has only 13.7mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

We used Melons, casaba, raw and Jackfruit, 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
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 8% 40% 21% 26% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
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 46% 7% 7% 0% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +200%

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
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
14
Jackfruit

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Jackfruit

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

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Melon Jackfruit
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 - 13.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Melon
Melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Jackfruit Opinion
Calories 28 95 Jackfruit
Protein 1.11 1.72 Jackfruit
Fats 0.1 0.64 Jackfruit
Vitamin C 21.8 13.7 Melon
Carbs 6.58 23.25 Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.23 Melon
Calcium 11 24 Jackfruit
Potassium 182 448 Jackfruit
Magnesium 11 29 Jackfruit
Sugar 5.69 19.08 Melon
Fiber 0.9 1.5 Jackfruit
Copper 0.06 0.076 Jackfruit
Zinc 0.07 0.13 Jackfruit
Starch 1.47 Jackfruit
Phosphorus 5 21 Jackfruit
Sodium 9 2 Jackfruit
Vitamin A 0 110 Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.05 0.34 Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.105 Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.055 Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.92 Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.235 Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.329 Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 8 24 Jackfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.195 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.155 Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.094 Jackfruit
Tryptophan 0.034 Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086 Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069 Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103 Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069 Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034 Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052 Jackfruit
Valine 0.086 Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034 Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19 Jackfruit

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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.