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Horned melon vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon 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 - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
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.
Horned melon Lemon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Horned melon Lemon
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
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
6
Lemon

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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Lemon
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
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
:
9
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Contains more Vitamin A +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
9%
Lemon
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Lemon

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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 Lemon Opinion
Calories 44 29 Horned melon
Protein 1.78 1.1 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.3 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 53 Lemon
Carbs 7.56 9.32 Lemon
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Iron 1.13 0.6 Horned melon
Calcium 13 26 Lemon
Potassium 123 138 Lemon
Magnesium 40 8 Horned melon
Sugars 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.02 0.037 Lemon
Zinc 0.48 0.06 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 16 Horned melon
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 147 22 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.02 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.1 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.19 Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 Lemon
Vitamin K 0 Lemon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 Lemon
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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