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Passion fruit vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Passion fruit and Melon

  • Passion fruit has more Fiber, Iron, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Melon has more Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Passion fruit is 38% higher.
  • Melon has 14 times less Phosphorus than Passion fruit. Passion fruit has 68mg of Phosphorus, while Melon has 5mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1260%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 4% 31% 21% 29% 3% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1260%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Equal in Calcium - 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 C +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 77% 1% 0% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 0% 2% 11%
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 +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +257.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Passion fruit Melon Opinion
Calories 97kcal 28kcal Passion fruit
Protein 2.2g 1.11g Passion fruit
Fats 0.7g 0.1g Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30mg 21.8mg Passion fruit
Net carbs 12.98g 5.68g Passion fruit
Carbs 23.38g 6.58g Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.6mg 0.34mg Passion fruit
Calcium 12mg 11mg Passion fruit
Potassium 348mg 182mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 29mg 11mg Passion fruit
Sugar 11.2g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 10.4g 0.9g Passion fruit
Copper 0.086mg 0.06mg Passion fruit
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Passion fruit
Starch g g
Phosphorus 68mg 5mg Passion fruit
Sodium 28mg 9mg Melon
Vitamin A 1272IU 0IU Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.015mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.031mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 0.232mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate 14µg 8µg Passion fruit
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.059g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086g 0.002g Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411g 0.039g Passion fruit
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Passion fruit 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
23
Passion fruit
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
22
Passion fruit
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
13%
Passion fruit
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
23%
Passion fruit
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Passion fruit
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.