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Grapefruit 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 - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit 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.
Grapefruit 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
Grapefruit 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
22
Grapefruit
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
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 +69.2%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1312.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1312.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
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 C +488.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +682.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +488.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +682.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.9%

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
5%
Grapefruit
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
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 Grapefruit Horned melon Opinion
Calories 42 44 Horned melon
Protein 0.77 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.14 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 31.2 5.3 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 7.56 Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.08 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 22 13 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 123 Grapefruit
Magnesium 9 40 Horned melon
Sugars 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 0.02 Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07 0.48 Horned melon
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 37 Horned melon
Sodium 0 2 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 147 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.025 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.015 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.183 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
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