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Melon vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Melon Horned melon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Horned melon
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
13
Melon
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Melon
11
Horned melon

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
Melon
2
:
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Iron +232.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Iron +232.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Zinc +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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
Melon
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%

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
7%
Melon
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
8%
Horned melon
Fats
0%
Melon
6%
Horned melon

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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 Melon Horned melon Opinion
Calories 28 44 Horned melon
Protein 1.11 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.1 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 21.8 5.3 Melon
Carbs 6.58 7.56 Horned melon
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.34 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 11 13 Horned melon
Potassium 182 123 Melon
Magnesium 11 40 Horned melon
Sugars 5.69 Melon
Fiber 0.9 Melon
Copper 0.06 0.02 Melon
Zinc 0.07 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 5 37 Horned melon
Sodium 9 2 Horned melon
Vitamin A 0 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.015 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.063 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 Melon
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Melon
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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