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Horned melon vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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 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 Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Peruvian groundcherry
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
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
4
Peruvian groundcherry

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 +13%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

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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Contains more Vitamin C +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +395.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +395.6%

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%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
6%
Horned melon
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

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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 Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 44 53 Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.78 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 1.26 0.7 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 11 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 7.56 11.2 Peruvian groundcherry
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 1.13 1 Horned melon
Calcium 13 9 Horned melon
Potassium 123 Horned melon
Magnesium 40 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.02 Horned melon
Zinc 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 2 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 147 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.04 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.565 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Horned melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
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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