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Soursop vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Soursop and Melon different?

  • Soursop is richer in Fiber, while Melon is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Soursop contains 5 times more Phosphorus than Melon. Soursop contains 27mg of Phosphorus, while Melon contains 5mg.
  • Melon is lower in Sugar.

Soursop, raw and Melons, casaba, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +440%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%

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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3
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.2%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +525%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 11%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.2%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +525%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soursop Melon Opinion
Calories 66kcal 28kcal Soursop
Protein 1g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Soursop
Vitamin C 20.6mg 21.8mg Melon
Net carbs 13.54g 5.68g Soursop
Carbs 16.84g 6.58g Soursop
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 0.34mg Soursop
Calcium 14mg 11mg Soursop
Potassium 278mg 182mg Soursop
Magnesium 21mg 11mg Soursop
Sugar 13.54g 5.69g Melon
Fiber 3.3g 0.9g Soursop
Copper 0.086mg 0.06mg Soursop
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Soursop
Starch g g
Phosphorus 27mg 5mg Soursop
Sodium 14mg 9mg Melon
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Soursop
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.05mg Soursop
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.015mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.031mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.232mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253mg 0.084mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.059mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate 14µg 8µg Soursop
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.051g 0.025g Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09g 0.002g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.039g Soursop
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Soursop
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.06mg mg Soursop
Methionine 0.007mg mg Soursop
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Soursop Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
13
Soursop
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Soursop
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
6%
Soursop
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Soursop
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Melon
Melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.