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Fruit salad 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 Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Fruit salad Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fruit salad 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
6
Fruit salad
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Fruit salad
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 Copper +150%
Contains more Iron +352%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Iron +352%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 123

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 A +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.015
Contains more Vitamin A +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.015

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
3%
Fruit salad
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
8%
Horned melon
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
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 Fruit salad Horned melon Opinion
Calories 50 44 Fruit salad
Protein 0.51 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.03 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 3.3 5.3 Horned melon
Carbs 13.05 7.56 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Fruit salad
Iron 0.25 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 11 13 Horned melon
Potassium 116 123 Horned melon
Magnesium 8 40 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber 1 Fruit salad
Copper 0.05 0.02 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.14 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 14 37 Horned melon
Sodium 5 2 Horned melon
Vitamin A 600 147 Fruit salad
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Fruit salad
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.014 0.015 Horned melon
Vitamin B3 0.356 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.053 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.027 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Fruit salad
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.004 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 Fruit salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011 Fruit salad
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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