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Currant vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sugars (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Currant Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant Horned melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Currant
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
12
Currant
11
Horned melon

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 +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Copper +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Copper +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063
Contains more Vitamin C +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063

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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Currant
6%
Horned melon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Currant Horned melon Opinion
Calories 56 44 Currant
Protein 1.4 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.2 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 41 5.3 Currant
Carbs 13.8 7.56 Currant
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Iron 1 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 33 13 Currant
Potassium 275 123 Currant
Magnesium 13 40 Horned melon
Sugars 7.37 Currant
Fiber 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.02 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 44 37 Currant
Sodium 1 2 Currant
Vitamin A 42 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.1 Currant
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.025 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.015 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.063 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 Currant
Vitamin K 11 Currant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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