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Purple mangosteen vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Purple mangosteen and Melon

  • Purple mangosteen has more Folate, however Melon is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Melon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 21% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Melon has 4 times less Folate than Purple mangosteen. Purple mangosteen has 31µg of Folate, while Melon has 8µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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 Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +279.2%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +279.2%
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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5
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.3%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +651.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
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 B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.3%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +651.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Melon Opinion
Calories 73kcal 28kcal Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.58g 0.1g Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 21.8mg Melon
Net carbs 16.11g 5.68g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 6.58g Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.3mg 0.34mg Melon
Calcium 12mg 11mg Purple mangosteen
Potassium 48mg 182mg Melon
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Purple mangosteen
Sugar g 5.69g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 0.9g Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.06mg Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.21mg 0.07mg Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Phosphorus 8mg 5mg Purple mangosteen
Sodium 7mg 9mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 35IU 0IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.015mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.031mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.232mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate 31µg 8µg Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Purple mangosteen
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 g g

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Purple mangosteen 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
6
Purple mangosteen
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
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
2%
Purple mangosteen
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.