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Horned melon vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
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 Kumquat
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Kumquat
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
23
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
11
Kumquat

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 +31.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Copper +375%
Contains more Iron +31.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Copper +375%

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 B3 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%

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
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
16%
Kumquat
Fats
6%
Horned melon
4%
Kumquat

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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 Kumquat Opinion
Calories 44 71 Kumquat
Protein 1.78 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 1.26 0.86 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 43.9 Kumquat
Carbs 7.56 15.9 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 1.13 0.86 Horned melon
Calcium 13 62 Kumquat
Potassium 123 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 40 20 Horned melon
Sugars 9.36 Kumquat
Fiber 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.02 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.48 0.17 Horned melon
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Phosphorus 37 19 Horned melon
Sodium 2 10 Horned melon
Vitamin A 147 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.037 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.429 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.036 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Kumquat
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
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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