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Pomelo vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pomelo and Melon different?

  • Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C, while Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Pomelo covers your daily need of Vitamin C 44% more than Melon.

Pummelo, raw and Melons, casaba, 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
Pomelo
4
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4
Melon
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +25%

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
Pomelo
3
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8
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.232
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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 +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.232

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 5.68g Pomelo
Protein 0.76g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.04g 0.1g Melon
Carbs 9.62g 6.58g Pomelo
Calories 38kcal 28kcal Pomelo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.69g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 0.9g Pomelo
Calcium 4mg 11mg Melon
Iron 0.11mg 0.34mg Melon
Magnesium 6mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 17mg 5mg Pomelo
Potassium 216mg 182mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 9mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.08mg 0.07mg Pomelo
Copper 0.048mg 0.06mg Melon
Vitamin A 8IU 0IU Pomelo
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 61mg 21.8mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.015mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.232mg Melon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pomelo 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
19
Pomelo
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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
5%
Pomelo
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
7%
Melon
Fats
0%
Pomelo
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Melon
Melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.