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Horned melon vs Apple - 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 - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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.
Horned melon Apple
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Apple
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
Horned melon
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
3
Apple

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
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2
Apple
Contains more Iron +841.7%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +841.7%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
5
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%

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
11%
Horned melon
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
14%
Apple
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Apple

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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 Horned melon Apple Opinion
Calories 44 52 Apple
Protein 1.78 0.26 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.17 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 4.6 Horned melon
Carbs 7.56 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Iron 1.13 0.12 Horned melon
Calcium 13 6 Horned melon
Potassium 123 107 Horned melon
Magnesium 40 5 Horned melon
Sugars 10.39 Apple
Fiber 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.02 0.027 Apple
Zinc 0.48 0.04 Horned melon
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 37 11 Horned melon
Sodium 2 1 Apple
Vitamin A 147 54 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.017 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.026 Apple
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.091 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.061 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.041 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Apple
Vitamin K 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 Apple
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.012 Apple
Methionine 0.001 Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 Apple
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.