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Rose hip vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Rose hip and Melon?

  • Rose hip is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, yet Melon is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Rose hip's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 449% higher.
  • Rose hip has 117 times more Vitamin E than Melon. Rose hip has 5.84mg of Vitamin E , while Melon has 0.05mg.

We used Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) and Melons, casaba, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Melon
Contains more Calcium +1436.4%
Contains more Iron +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +527.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1120%
Contains more Potassium +135.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Zinc +257.1%
Contains more Copper +88.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +1436.4%
Contains more Iron +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +527.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1120%
Contains more Potassium +135.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Zinc +257.1%
Contains more Copper +88.3%

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 +11580%
Contains more Vitamin C +1854.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +936%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.015
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
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 +11580%
Contains more Vitamin C +1854.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +936%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.015

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Melon Opinion
Net carbs 14.12g 5.68g Rose hip
Protein 1.6g 1.11g Rose hip
Fats 0.34g 0.1g Rose hip
Carbs 38.22g 6.58g Rose hip
Calories 162kcal 28kcal Rose hip
Starch g g
Fructose 1.16g g Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g 5.69g Rose hip
Fiber 24.1g 0.9g Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 11mg Rose hip
Iron 1.06mg 0.34mg Rose hip
Magnesium 69mg 11mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 61mg 5mg Rose hip
Potassium 429mg 182mg Rose hip
Sodium 4mg 9mg Rose hip
Zinc 0.25mg 0.07mg Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.06mg Rose hip
Vitamin A 4345IU 0IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg 0.05mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 426mg 21.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.015mg Rose hip
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.031mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.232mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.084mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 3µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin K 25.9µg 2.5µg Rose hip
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 mg 0mg Rose hip
Trans Fat g 0g Rose hip
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Rose hip
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
Rose hip 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
166
Rose hip
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
31
Rose hip
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
10%
Rose hip
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Rose hip
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rose hip
Rose hip contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - $1.4)

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.