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Horned melon vs Common fig - 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 - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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.
Horned melon Common fig
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Horned melon Common fig
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
8
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
8
Common fig

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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Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Copper +250%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142

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
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
19%
Common fig
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Common fig

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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 Common fig Opinion
Calories 44 74 Common fig
Protein 1.78 0.75 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.3 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 2 Horned melon
Carbs 7.56 19.18 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Iron 1.13 0.37 Horned melon
Calcium 13 35 Common fig
Potassium 123 232 Common fig
Magnesium 40 17 Horned melon
Sugars 16.26 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 Common fig
Copper 0.02 0.07 Common fig
Zinc 0.48 0.15 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 14 Horned melon
Sodium 2 1 Common fig
Vitamin A 147 142 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.11 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.06 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.05 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.4 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.113 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 Common fig
Vitamin K 4.7 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
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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