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Orange juice vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Orange juice and Melon different?

  • Orange juice is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Folate, however Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Orange juice is 31% higher.
  • Orange juice contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Melon. While Orange juice contains 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, Melon contains only 0.015mg.
  • Melon has less Sugar.

Orange juice, raw and Melons, casaba, 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
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 8% 8% 8% 18% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 182

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 C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.2%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 1% 0% 167% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 23% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.2%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.031

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.
Orange juice Melon
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 Orange juice Melon Opinion
Net carbs 10.2g 5.68g Orange juice
Protein 0.7g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Orange juice
Carbs 10.4g 6.58g Orange juice
Calories 45kcal 28kcal Orange juice
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.4g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 0.2g 0.9g Melon
Calcium 11mg 11mg
Iron 0.2mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Phosphorus 17mg 5mg Orange juice
Potassium 200mg 182mg Orange juice
Sodium 1mg 9mg Orange juice
Zinc 0.05mg 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.044mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A 200IU 0IU Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 21.8mg Orange juice
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.015mg Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.232mg Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.084mg Orange juice
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 30µg 8µg Orange juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Orange juice
Threonine 0.008mg mg Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Orange juice
Leucine 0.013mg mg Orange juice
Lysine 0.009mg mg Orange juice
Methionine 0.003mg mg Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Orange juice
Valine 0.011mg mg Orange juice
Histidine 0.003mg mg Orange juice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.024g 0.025g Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.002g Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.039g Orange juice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Orange juice Melon
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
22
Orange juice
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Orange juice
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
4%
Orange juice
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Orange juice
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Orange juice
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.71g)
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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.