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Horned melon vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange 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 - 9.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
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 Orange
Lower in Sodium ok
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
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Orange
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
27
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
6
Orange

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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4
Orange
Contains more Iron +1030%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1030%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Copper +125%
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
:
9
Orange
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +903.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.06
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +903.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.06

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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
12%
Orange
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Orange

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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 Orange Opinion
Calories 44 47 Orange
Protein 1.78 0.94 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.12 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 53.2 Orange
Carbs 7.56 11.75 Orange
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Orange
Iron 1.13 0.1 Horned melon
Calcium 13 40 Orange
Potassium 123 181 Orange
Magnesium 40 10 Horned melon
Sugars 9.35 Orange
Fiber 2.4 Orange
Copper 0.02 0.045 Orange
Zinc 0.48 0.07 Horned melon
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Phosphorus 37 14 Horned melon
Sodium 2 0 Orange
Vitamin A 147 225 Orange
Vitamin E 0.18 Orange
Vitamin D 0 Orange
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.087 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.04 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.282 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.25 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.06 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Orange
Vitamin K 0 Orange
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 Orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025 Orange
Tryptophan 0.009 Orange
Threonine 0.015 Orange
Isoleucine 0.025 Orange
Leucine 0.023 Orange
Lysine 0.047 Orange
Methionine 0.02 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 Orange
Valine 0.04 Orange
Histidine 0.018 Orange
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.