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Guava 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 - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Guava Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava 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
106
Guava
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Guava
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
Guava
4
:
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Contains more Iron +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Contains more Iron +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
Guava
11
:
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%

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
15%
Guava
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
8%
Horned melon
Fats
4%
Guava
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 Guava Horned melon Opinion
Calories 68 44 Guava
Protein 2.55 1.78 Guava
Fats 0.95 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 228.3 5.3 Guava
Carbs 14.32 7.56 Guava
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Iron 0.26 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 18 13 Guava
Potassium 417 123 Guava
Magnesium 22 40 Horned melon
Sugars 8.92 Guava
Fiber 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.02 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 40 37 Guava
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 624 147 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.025 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.015 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.565 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.183 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.063 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 Guava
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
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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