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Melon vs Soursop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Soursop different?

  • Melon is richer in Vitamin B6, while Soursop is higher in Fiber.
  • Melon contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Soursop. Melon contains 0.163mg of Vitamin B6, while Soursop contains 0.059mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Melons, casaba, raw and Soursop, raw types were 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
1
:
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +525%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.2%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin C - 20.6
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 1% 2% 0% 69% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +525%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.2%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin C - 20.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Melon Soursop Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 13.54g Soursop
Protein 1.11g 1g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Soursop
Carbs 6.58g 16.84g Soursop
Calories 28kcal 66kcal Soursop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g 13.54g Melon
Fiber 0.9g 3.3g Soursop
Calcium 11mg 14mg Soursop
Iron 0.34mg 0.6mg Soursop
Magnesium 11mg 21mg Soursop
Phosphorus 5mg 27mg Soursop
Potassium 182mg 278mg Soursop
Sodium 9mg 14mg Melon
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Soursop
Copper 0.06mg 0.086mg Soursop
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Soursop
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.08mg Soursop
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 20.6mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.07mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.05mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.9mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.253mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.059mg Melon
Folate 8µg 14µg Soursop
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0.4µg Melon
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Soursop
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.06mg Soursop
Methionine mg 0.007mg Soursop
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.051g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.09g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.069g Soursop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Soursop
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
13
Soursop
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
14
Soursop

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
6%
Soursop
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
17%
Soursop
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Soursop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.