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Horned melon vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.4)
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 Longan
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Longan
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
38
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
8
Longan

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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3
Longan
Contains more Iron +769.2%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +860%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Copper +745%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +769.2%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +860%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Copper +745%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
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4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1484.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1484.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +833.3%

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
15%
Longan
Fats
6%
Horned melon
0%
Longan

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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 Longan Opinion
Calories 44 60 Longan
Protein 1.78 1.31 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.1 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 84 Longan
Carbs 7.56 15.14 Longan
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 1.13 0.13 Horned melon
Calcium 13 1 Horned melon
Potassium 123 266 Longan
Magnesium 40 10 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber 1.1 Longan
Copper 0.02 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.48 0.05 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 21 Horned melon
Sodium 2 0 Longan
Vitamin A 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.031 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.3 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Longan
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Horned melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
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.