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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Melon
4
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6
Peach
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.3%
Equal in Potassium - 190
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 7% 9% 17% 0% 5% 23% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +74.3%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Melon
4
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6
Peach
Contains more Vitamin C +230.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +24.6%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 15% 0% 22% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 3% 0% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +552%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +24.6%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Melon
2
:
3
Peach
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Carbs +45%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Water - 88.87
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
10% 89%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.25 g
Carbs: 9.54 g
Water: 88.87 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Carbs +45%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Water - 88.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Melon
0
:
3
Peach
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3250%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.5%
38% 3% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.067 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.086 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3250%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Net carbs 5.68g 8.04g Peach
Protein 1.11g 0.91g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.25g Peach
Carbs 6.58g 9.54g Peach
Calories 28kcal 39kcal Peach
Fructose 1.53g Peach
Sugar 5.69g 8.39g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 1.5g Peach
Calcium 11mg 6mg Melon
Iron 0.34mg 0.25mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 9mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 20mg Peach
Potassium 182mg 190mg Peach
Sodium 9mg 0mg Peach
Zinc 0.07mg 0.17mg Peach
Copper 0.06mg 0.068mg Peach
Manganese 0.035mg 0.061mg Peach
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Melon
Vitamin A 0IU 326IU Peach
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 16µg Peach
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.73mg Peach
Vitamin C 21.8mg 6.6mg Melon
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
Folate 8µg 4µg Melon
Choline 7.6mg 6.1mg Melon
Vitamin K 2.5µg 2.6µg Peach
Tryptophan 0.01mg Peach
Threonine 0.016mg Peach
Isoleucine 0.017mg Peach
Leucine 0.027mg Peach
Lysine 0.03mg Peach
Methionine 0.01mg Peach
Phenylalanine 0.019mg Peach
Valine 0.022mg Peach
Histidine 0.013mg Peach
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.019g Peach
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.067g Peach
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.086g Peach

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Peach
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Melon
9%
Peach
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Melon
8%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.