Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Melon vs Oranges, raw, with peel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Melon and Oranges, raw, with peel different?

  • Melon is richer in Vitamin B6, while Oranges, raw, with peel is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Calcium, Iron, and Folate.
  • Oranges, raw, with peel covers your daily need of Vitamin C 55% more than Melon.
  • Melon contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Oranges, raw, with peel. Melon contains 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, while Oranges, raw, with peel contains 0.093mg.

Melons, casaba, raw and Oranges, raw, with peel types were used in this article.

Infographic

Melon vs Oranges, raw, with peel infographic
Infographic link

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 +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Potassium - 196
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 22% 18% 10% 19% 3% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Potassium - 196
Equal in Copper - 0.057

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +225.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +292.9%
Contains more Folate +275%
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 237% 15% 0% 0% 25% 12% 10% 20% 22% 0% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +225.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +292.9%
Contains more Folate +275%

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 Oranges, raw, with peel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Oranges, raw, with peel Opinion
Calories 28kcal 63kcal Oranges, raw, with peel
Protein 1.11g 1.3g Oranges, raw, with peel
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin C 21.8mg 71mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Net carbs 5.68g 11g Oranges, raw, with peel
Carbs 6.58g 15.5g Oranges, raw, with peel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Iron 0.34mg 0.8mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Calcium 11mg 70mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Potassium 182mg 196mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Magnesium 11mg 14mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Sugar 5.69g g Oranges, raw, with peel
Fiber 0.9g 4.5g Oranges, raw, with peel
Copper 0.06mg 0.057mg Melon
Zinc 0.07mg 0.11mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Starch g g
Phosphorus 5mg 22mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Sodium 9mg 2mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin A 0IU 250IU Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.1mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.05mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.5mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.33mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.093mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Folate 8µg 30µg Oranges, raw, with peel
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.035g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.055g Oranges, raw, with peel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.06g Oranges, raw, with peel
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Threonine mg 0.021mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Isoleucine mg 0.035mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Leucine mg 0.032mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Lysine mg 0.066mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Methionine mg 0.027mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Valine mg 0.055mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Histidine mg 0.024mg Oranges, raw, with peel
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Oranges, raw, with peel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
30
Oranges, raw, with peel
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
14
Oranges, raw, with peel

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
8%
Oranges, raw, with peel
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
16%
Oranges, raw, with peel
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Oranges, raw, with peel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oranges, raw, with peel
Oranges, raw, with peel is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oranges, raw, with peel
Oranges, raw, with peel contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oranges, raw, with peel
Oranges, raw, with peel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Oranges, raw, with peel
Oranges, raw, with peel is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oranges, raw, with peel
Oranges, raw, with peel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Oranges, raw, with peel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169919/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.