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Raisin vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Raisin and Melon

  • Raisin has more Copper, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, while Melon has more Vitamin C.
  • Raisin's daily need coverage for Copper is 29% higher.
  • Melon contains 20 times less Phosphorus than Raisin. Raisin contains 101mg of Phosphorus, while Melon contains 5mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Raisins, seedless 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
Raisin
7
:
1
Melon
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1920%
Contains more Potassium +311.5%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 71% 23% 44% 67% 2% 6% 106%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Magnesium +190.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1920%
Contains more Potassium +311.5%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%

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
Raisin
7
:
2
Melon
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +230.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin C +847.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 8% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 4% 0% 9%
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 E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +230.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin C +847.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163

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.
Raisin Melon
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raisin Melon Opinion
Net carbs 75.48g 5.68g Raisin
Protein 3.07g 1.11g Raisin
Fats 0.46g 0.1g Raisin
Carbs 79.18g 6.58g Raisin
Calories 299kcal 28kcal Raisin
Starch 2.7g g Raisin
Fructose 29.68g g Raisin
Sugar 59.19g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 3.7g 0.9g Raisin
Calcium 50mg 11mg Raisin
Iron 1.88mg 0.34mg Raisin
Magnesium 32mg 11mg Raisin
Phosphorus 101mg 5mg Raisin
Potassium 749mg 182mg Raisin
Sodium 11mg 9mg Melon
Zinc 0.22mg 0.07mg Raisin
Copper 0.318mg 0.06mg Raisin
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.05mg Raisin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 21.8mg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.106mg 0.015mg Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.031mg Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.766mg 0.232mg Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.095mg 0.084mg Raisin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.163mg Raisin
Folate 5µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 2.5µg Raisin
Tryptophan 0.05mg mg Raisin
Threonine 0.077mg mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057mg mg Raisin
Leucine 0.096mg mg Raisin
Lysine 0.084mg mg Raisin
Methionine 0.021mg mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Raisin
Valine 0.083mg mg Raisin
Histidine 0.072mg mg Raisin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.002g Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037g 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Raisin 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
12
Raisin
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
41
Raisin
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
18%
Raisin
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
79%
Raisin
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Raisin
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Melon
Melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.