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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +20.6%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +380%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +1002.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Selenium - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16% 51% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +20.6%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +380%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +1002.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Selenium - 0.4

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +169.7%
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 Choline +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 4% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +169.7%
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 Choline +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +16.7%
Contains more Other +11.1%
Contains more Protein +65.7%
Equal in Water - 91.85
Equal in Other - 0.36
8% 91%
Protein: 0.67 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.68 g
Water: 90.95 g
Other: 0.4 g
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +16.7%
Contains more Other +11.1%
Contains more Protein +65.7%
Equal in Water - 91.85
Equal in Other - 0.36

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -40%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2050%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +297.4%
7% 20% 73%
Saturated Fat: 0.015 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.043 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.155 g
38% 3% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -40%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2050%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +297.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Strawberry Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Melon Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 5.68g
Protein 0.67g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Strawberry
Carbs 7.68g 6.58g Strawberry
Calories 32kcal 28kcal Strawberry
Starch 0.04g Strawberry
Fructose 2.44g Strawberry
Sugar 4.89g 5.69g Strawberry
Fiber 2g 0.9g Strawberry
Calcium 16mg 11mg Strawberry
Iron 0.41mg 0.34mg Strawberry
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 24mg 5mg Strawberry
Potassium 153mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Strawberry
Zinc 0.14mg 0.07mg Strawberry
Copper 0.048mg 0.06mg Melon
Manganese 0.386mg 0.035mg Strawberry
Selenium 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin A 12IU 0IU Strawberry
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Strawberry
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.05mg Strawberry
Vitamin C 58.8mg 21.8mg Strawberry
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
Folate 24µg 8µg Strawberry
Choline 5.7mg 7.6mg Melon
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.008mg Strawberry
Threonine 0.02mg Strawberry
Isoleucine 0.016mg Strawberry
Leucine 0.034mg Strawberry
Lysine 0.026mg Strawberry
Methionine 0.002mg Strawberry
Phenylalanine 0.019mg Strawberry
Valine 0.019mg Strawberry
Histidine 0.012mg Strawberry
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.025g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043g 0.002g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155g 0.039g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Strawberry Melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Strawberry
11%
Melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Strawberry
7%
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 minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
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 vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.