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Melon vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Jujube different?

  • Melon is higher in Vitamin B6, however Jujube is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jujube is 52% higher.
  • Melon contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Jujube. While Melon contains 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, Jujube contains only 0.081mg.

Melons, casaba, raw and Jujube, raw are the varieties used 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
Melon
2
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6
Jujube
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
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
6
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5
Jujube
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
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 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%

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 Jujube
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 20.23g Jujube
Protein 1.11g 1.2g Jujube
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Jujube
Carbs 6.58g 20.23g Jujube
Calories 28kcal 79kcal Jujube
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g g Jujube
Fiber 0.9g g Melon
Calcium 11mg 21mg Jujube
Iron 0.34mg 0.48mg Jujube
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 23mg Jujube
Potassium 182mg 250mg Jujube
Sodium 9mg 3mg Jujube
Zinc 0.07mg 0.05mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.073mg Jujube
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Jujube
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.02mg Jujube
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.04mg Jujube
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.084mg mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.081mg Melon
Folate 8µg µg 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 g Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Melon Jujube
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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
20%
Jujube
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Jujube

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.