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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 Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
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% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +320%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +26.7%

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
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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 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 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 1.11g 1.72g Jackfruit
Fats 0.1g 0.64g Jackfruit
Carbs 6.58g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 28kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch g 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose g 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 5.69g 19.08g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 1.5g Jackfruit
Calcium 11mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.34mg 0.23mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 5mg 21mg Jackfruit
Potassium 182mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 9mg 2mg Jackfruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.13mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.06mg 0.076mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 0IU 110IU Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.34mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 13.7mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.92mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.235mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 8µg 24µg Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Tryptophan mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Leucine mg 0.103mg Jackfruit
Lysine mg 0.069mg Jackfruit
Methionine mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine mg 0.086mg Jackfruit
Histidine mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.195g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.094g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Jackfruit
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
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

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)

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.