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Shallot vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shallot and Winter melon

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Iron, Potassium, Folate, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Winter melon is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
  • Shallot covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 24% more than Winter melon.
  • Winter melon has 56 times less Potassium than Shallot. Shallot has 334mg of Potassium, while Winter melon has 6mg.
  • Shallot contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Shallots, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 +94.7%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +5466.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Calcium +94.7%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +5466.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Copper +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +885.7%
Contains more Folate +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +885.7%
Contains more Folate +580%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%

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.
Shallot Winter melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 0.1g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 0.4g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Winter melon
Carbs 16.8g 3g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 13kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g g Winter melon
Fiber 3.2g 2.9g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 19mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.4mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 19mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 6mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 111mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.088mg 0.023mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 0IU Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04mg mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 13mg Winter melon
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.04mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.133mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.035mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 5µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.002mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.009mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.003mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.087g Winter melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot Winter 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
15
Shallot
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
9
Winter 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
15%
Shallot
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
3%
Winter melon
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 99mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.