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Raspberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Raspberry and Melon

  • Raspberry has more Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin E , however Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Raspberry covers your daily Manganese needs 28% more than Melon.
  • Melon contains 17 times less Vitamin E than Raspberry. Raspberry contains 0.87mg of Vitamin E , while Melon contains 0.05mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Raspberries, 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 Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Iron +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +480%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 26% 16% 13% 14% 1% 12% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Iron +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +480%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1640%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.7%
Contains more Folate +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +212%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 88% 8% 9% 12% 20% 13% 16% 0% 20%
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 E +1640%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.7%
Contains more Folate +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +212%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raspberry Melon Opinion
Net carbs 5.44g 5.68g Melon
Protein 1.2g 1.11g Raspberry
Fats 0.65g 0.1g Raspberry
Carbs 11.94g 6.58g Raspberry
Calories 52kcal 28kcal Raspberry
Starch 0g g Raspberry
Fructose 2.35g g Raspberry
Sugar 4.42g 5.69g Raspberry
Fiber 6.5g 0.9g Raspberry
Calcium 25mg 11mg Raspberry
Iron 0.69mg 0.34mg Raspberry
Magnesium 22mg 11mg Raspberry
Phosphorus 29mg 5mg Raspberry
Potassium 151mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Raspberry
Zinc 0.42mg 0.07mg Raspberry
Copper 0.09mg 0.06mg Raspberry
Vitamin A 33IU 0IU Raspberry
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.05mg Raspberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.2mg 21.8mg Raspberry
Vitamin B1 0.032mg 0.015mg Raspberry
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.031mg Raspberry
Vitamin B3 0.598mg 0.232mg Raspberry
Vitamin B5 0.329mg 0.084mg Raspberry
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 21µg 8µg Raspberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.8µg 2.5µg Raspberry
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 0.019g 0.025g Raspberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.002g Raspberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.375g 0.039g Raspberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Raspberry 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
17
Raspberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
15
Raspberry
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
7%
Raspberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
12%
Raspberry
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Raspberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Raspberry
Raspberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Raspberry
Raspberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Raspberry
Raspberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Raspberry
Raspberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Raspberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167755/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.