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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 Iron +452.9%
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Potassium +311.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190.9%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1920%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 15% 67% 23% 106% 6% 44% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Potassium +311.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190.9%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1920%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 0% 3% 0% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 0% 9% 4%
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 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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
18%
Raisin
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
79%
Raisin
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Raisin
0%
Melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Raisin Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Raisin Melon Opinion
Calories 299 28 Raisin
Protein 3.07 1.11 Raisin
Fats 0.46 0.1 Raisin
Vitamin C 2.3 21.8 Melon
Carbs 79.18 6.58 Raisin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.88 0.34 Raisin
Calcium 50 11 Raisin
Potassium 749 182 Raisin
Magnesium 32 11 Raisin
Sugars 59.19 5.69 Melon
Fiber 3.7 0.9 Raisin
Copper 0.318 0.06 Raisin
Zinc 0.22 0.07 Raisin
Starch 2.7 Raisin
Phosphorus 101 5 Raisin
Sodium 11 9 Melon
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.12 0.05 Raisin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.106 0.015 Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.125 0.031 Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.766 0.232 Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.095 0.084 Raisin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.163 Raisin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 2.5 Raisin
Folate 5 8 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051 0.002 Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037 0.039 Melon
Tryptophan 0.05 Raisin
Threonine 0.077 Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057 Raisin
Leucine 0.096 Raisin
Lysine 0.084 Raisin
Methionine 0.021 Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065 Raisin
Valine 0.083 Raisin
Histidine 0.072 Raisin
Fructose 29.68 Raisin

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 of 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.