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Mulberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mulberry and Melon

  • Mulberry has more Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2, while Melon has more Vitamin B6.
  • Mulberry covers your daily need of Iron 19% more than Melon.
  • Mulberry contains 17 times more Vitamin E than Melon. While Mulberry contains 0.87mg of Vitamin E , Melon contains only 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Melon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mulberries, raw and Melons, casaba, 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
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Melon
Contains more Iron +444.1%
Contains more Calcium +254.5%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +660%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Equal in Sodium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 12% 18% 13% 20% 4% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +444.1%
Contains more Calcium +254.5%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +660%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Equal in Sodium - 9

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
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Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 2% 18% 0% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 0% 20% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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.
Mulberry Melon
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 Mulberry Melon Opinion
Calories 43kcal 28kcal Mulberry
Protein 1.44g 1.11g Mulberry
Fats 0.39g 0.1g Mulberry
Vitamin C 36.4mg 21.8mg Mulberry
Net carbs 8.1g 5.68g Mulberry
Carbs 9.8g 6.58g Mulberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.85mg 0.34mg Mulberry
Calcium 39mg 11mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 182mg Mulberry
Magnesium 18mg 11mg Mulberry
Sugar 8.1g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 1.7g 0.9g Mulberry
Copper 0.06mg 0.06mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.07mg Mulberry
Starch g g
Phosphorus 38mg 5mg Mulberry
Sodium 10mg 9mg Melon
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Mulberry
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.05mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.015mg Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.031mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.232mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.8µg 2.5µg Mulberry
Folate 6µg 8µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g 0.002g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g 0.039g Mulberry
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
Fructose g g

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Mulberry Melon
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
18
Mulberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
19
Mulberry
8
Melon

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
9%
Mulberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Mulberry
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Mulberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/nutrients
  2. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/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.