Cantaloupe Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 36

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 16mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 8g %2

Dietary Fiber 1g %3

Total Sugars 8g

Protein 1g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 9.0mg %0

Iron 0.2mg %1

Potassium 267mg %7

Phosphorus 15.0mg %1

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in cantaloupe

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %0

Choline, total 7.6mg %1

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %1

Vitamin K 2.5µg %2

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.1mg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.7mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %6

Vitamin C 36.7mg %41

Vitamin A 3382.0IU %113

Minerals in cantaloupe

Calcium 9.0mg %1

Selenium 0.4µg %1

Sodium 16.0mg %1

Iron 0.2mg %1

Zinc 0.2mg %1

Phosphorus 15.0mg %2

Manganese 0.0mg %2

Magnesium 12.0mg %3

Copper 0.0mg %5

Potassium 267.0mg %7

Amino Acids in cantaloupe

Cystine 0.0g %1

Tryptophan 0.0g %1

Leucine 0.0g %1

Lysine 0.0g %1

Isoleucine 0.0g %1

Tyrosine 0.0g %1

Threonine 0.0g %2

Methionine 0.0g %2

Valine 0.0g %2

Histidine 0.0g %2

Phenylalanine 0.0g %2

Fatty Acids in cantaloupe

Omega-3 0.00g %0

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of cantaloupe is 12.5/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Cantaloupe has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Tryptophan 6 2
Leucine 59 29
Lysine 45 30
Isoleucine 30 21
Threonine 23 17
Valine 39 33
Histidine 15 15
Met+Cys 22 14
Phe+Tyr 30 37

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in cantaloupe is 1.2 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of cantaloupe is 0.3 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in cantaloupe as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for cantaloupe is 23/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for cantaloupe

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 4.39 <12
Potassium:Sodium 16.69 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.75 <2
Iron:Copper 4.88 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.60 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 69%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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