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Melon vs Peach - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Peach different?

  • Melon has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6 than Peach.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Melon is 17% higher.
  • Melon contains 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Peach. While Melon contains 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, Peach contains only 0.025mg.
  • Melon has less Sugar.

Melons, casaba, raw and Peaches, yellow, 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
3
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5
Peach
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 190
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 17% 7% 23% 5% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 190

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
3
:
6
Peach
Contains more Vitamin C +230.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6
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 22% 20% 15% 0% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 0% 7% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Peach Opinion
Calories 28kcal 39kcal Peach
Protein 1.11g 0.91g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.25g Peach
Vitamin C 21.8mg 6.6mg Melon
Net carbs 5.68g 8.04g Peach
Carbs 6.58g 9.54g Peach
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.34mg 0.25mg Melon
Calcium 11mg 6mg Melon
Potassium 182mg 190mg Peach
Magnesium 11mg 9mg Melon
Sugar 5.69g 8.39g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 1.5g Peach
Copper 0.06mg 0.068mg Peach
Zinc 0.07mg 0.17mg Peach
Starch g 0g Peach
Phosphorus 5mg 20mg Peach
Sodium 9mg 0mg Peach
Vitamin A 0IU 326IU Peach
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.73mg Peach
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.024mg Peach
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.031mg
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.806mg Peach
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.153mg Peach
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.025mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 2.6µg Peach
Folate 8µg 4µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.019g Peach
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.067g Peach
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.086g Peach
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Peach
Threonine mg 0.016mg Peach
Isoleucine mg 0.017mg Peach
Leucine mg 0.027mg Peach
Lysine mg 0.03mg Peach
Methionine mg 0.01mg Peach
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Peach
Valine mg 0.022mg Peach
Histidine mg 0.013mg Peach
Fructose g 1.53g Peach

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Peach
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Peach
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
9
Peach

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
5%
Peach
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
10%
Peach
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Peach

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peach
Peach contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peach
Peach is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peach
Peach is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Peach
Peach is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.7g)
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. Peach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169928/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.