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Melon vs Passion fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Melon and Passion fruit

  • Melon contains less Fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE than Passion fruit.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Passion fruit is 38% higher.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Melons, casaba, raw and Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, raw.

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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 less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1260%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 60% 21% 30% 31% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1260%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
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 77% 1% 0% 100% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 11% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546.6%
Contains more Folate +75%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Passion fruit Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 12.98g Passion fruit
Protein 1.11g 2.2g Passion fruit
Fats 0.1g 0.7g Passion fruit
Carbs 6.58g 23.38g Passion fruit
Calories 28kcal 97kcal Passion fruit
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g 11.2g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 10.4g Passion fruit
Calcium 11mg 12mg Passion fruit
Iron 0.34mg 1.6mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 11mg 29mg Passion fruit
Phosphorus 5mg 68mg Passion fruit
Potassium 182mg 348mg Passion fruit
Sodium 9mg 28mg Melon
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Passion fruit
Copper 0.06mg 0.086mg Passion fruit
Vitamin A 0IU 1272IU Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.02mg Melon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 30mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.13mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 1.5mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.084mg mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.1mg Melon
Folate 8µg 14µg Passion fruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0.7µg 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 0.059g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.086g Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.411g Passion fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Passion fruit
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
23
Passion fruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
22
Passion fruit

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
13%
Passion fruit
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
23%
Passion fruit
Fats
0%
Melon
3%
Passion fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.