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Strawberry vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Strawberry and Melon different?

  • Strawberry is higher in Vitamin C, and Manganese, however Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Strawberry is 41% higher.
  • Strawberry contains 11 times more Manganese than Melon. While Strawberry contains 0.386mg of Manganese, Melon contains only 0.035mg.

Strawberries, raw and Melons, casaba, raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Iron +20.6%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +380%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Copper +25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 5% 14% 10% 16% 4% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +20.6%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +380%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Copper +25%

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 C +169.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 196% 1% 6% 0% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 0% 6% 18%
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 C +169.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Melon Opinion
Calories 32kcal 28kcal Strawberry
Protein 0.67g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Strawberry
Vitamin C 58.8mg 21.8mg Strawberry
Net carbs 5.68g 5.68g
Carbs 7.68g 6.58g Strawberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.41mg 0.34mg Strawberry
Calcium 16mg 11mg Strawberry
Potassium 153mg 182mg Melon
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Strawberry
Sugar 4.89g 5.69g Strawberry
Fiber 2g 0.9g Strawberry
Copper 0.048mg 0.06mg Melon
Zinc 0.14mg 0.07mg Strawberry
Starch 0.04g g Strawberry
Phosphorus 24mg 5mg Strawberry
Sodium 1mg 9mg Strawberry
Vitamin A 12IU 0IU Strawberry
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.05mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.015mg Strawberry
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.386mg 0.232mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.125mg 0.084mg Strawberry
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate 24µg 8µg Strawberry
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.025g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043g 0.002g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155g 0.039g Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Strawberry
Threonine 0.02mg mg Strawberry
Isoleucine 0.016mg mg Strawberry
Leucine 0.034mg mg Strawberry
Lysine 0.026mg mg Strawberry
Methionine 0.002mg mg Strawberry
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Strawberry
Valine 0.019mg mg Strawberry
Histidine 0.012mg mg Strawberry
Fructose 2.44g g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Strawberry 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
22
Strawberry
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Strawberry
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
4%
Strawberry
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
8%
Strawberry
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Strawberry
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Strawberry
Strawberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.