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Melon vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Melon and Naranjilla

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, while Naranjilla has more Vitamin K and Vitamin B3.
  • Melon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Naranjilla.
  • Melon contains 2 times more Sugars than Naranjilla. While Melon contains 5.69g of Sugars, Naranjilla contains only 3.74g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Melons, casaba, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened.

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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
:
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Potassium - 200
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 18% 8% 10% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Potassium - 200
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +581.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%
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 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +581.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Melon
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
7
Naranjilla

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 the food
Protein
7%
Melon
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Melon Naranjilla
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Naranjilla
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 Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sugars (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Melon Naranjilla Opinion
Calories 28 25 Melon
Protein 1.11 0.44 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.22 Naranjilla
Vitamin C 21.8 3.2 Melon
Carbs 6.58 5.9 Melon
Cholesterol 0 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 0.35 Naranjilla
Calcium 11 8 Melon
Potassium 182 200 Naranjilla
Magnesium 11 11
Sugars 5.69 3.74 Naranjilla
Fiber 0.9 1.1 Naranjilla
Copper 0.06 0.028 Melon
Zinc 0.07 0.1 Naranjilla
Starch
Phosphorus 5 12 Naranjilla
Sodium 9 4 Naranjilla
Vitamin A 0 568 Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.05 0.75 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.045 Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.031 0 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 1.45 Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.22 Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.107 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 Melon
Vitamin K 2.5 14.6 Naranjilla
Folate 8 3 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Melon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.04 Naranjilla

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 of 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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.