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Naranjilla vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Naranjilla and Melon

  • Naranjilla has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3, while Melon has more Vitamin C.
  • Melon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Naranjilla.
  • Naranjilla contains 15 times more Vitamin E than Melon. While Naranjilla contains 0.75mg of Vitamin E , Melon contains only 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Naranjilla is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened 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
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 18% 8% 10% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Potassium - 182
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%
Contains more Vitamin C +581.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +484%
Contains more Vitamin C +581.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

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.
Naranjilla Melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Naranjilla Melon Opinion
Calories 25kcal 28kcal Melon
Protein 0.44g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.22g 0.1g Naranjilla
Vitamin C 3.2mg 21.8mg Melon
Net carbs 4.8g 5.68g Melon
Carbs 5.9g 6.58g Melon
Cholesterol mg 0mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Iron 0.35mg 0.34mg Naranjilla
Calcium 8mg 11mg Melon
Potassium 200mg 182mg Naranjilla
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Sugar 3.74g 5.69g Naranjilla
Fiber 1.1g 0.9g Naranjilla
Copper 0.028mg 0.06mg Melon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Naranjilla
Starch g g
Phosphorus 12mg 5mg Naranjilla
Sodium 4mg 9mg Naranjilla
Vitamin A 568IU 0IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.05mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.015mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 1.45mg 0.232mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.22mg 0.084mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin K 14.6µg 2.5µg Naranjilla
Folate 3µg 8µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.039g 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
Fructose 1.04g g Naranjilla

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Naranjilla 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
15
Naranjilla
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Naranjilla
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
3%
Naranjilla
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
6%
Naranjilla
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Naranjilla
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.