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Horned melon vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen 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 contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Horned melon
Horned melon is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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 Purple mangosteen
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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 Purple mangosteen
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
4
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
5
Purple mangosteen

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 +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +156.3%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +245%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +156.3%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +245%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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 C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
6%
Horned melon
3%
Purple mangosteen

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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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 44 73 Purple mangosteen
Protein 1.78 0.41 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.58 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 2.9 Horned melon
Carbs 7.56 17.91 Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Purple mangosteen
Iron 1.13 0.3 Horned melon
Calcium 13 12 Horned melon
Potassium 123 48 Horned melon
Magnesium 40 13 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber 1.8 Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.02 0.069 Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.48 0.21 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 8 Horned melon
Sodium 2 7 Horned melon
Vitamin A 147 35 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.286 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.032 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.018 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.