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Pear vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 - 9.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Pear Horned melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear 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
5
Pear
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Pear
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
Pear
2
:
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Equal in Potassium - 123

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
Pear
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%

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
2%
Pear
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Pear
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 Pear Horned melon Opinion
Calories 57 44 Pear
Protein 0.36 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.14 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 4.3 5.3 Horned melon
Carbs 15.23 7.56 Pear
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Iron 0.18 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 9 13 Horned melon
Potassium 116 123 Horned melon
Magnesium 7 40 Horned melon
Sugars 9.75 Pear
Fiber 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.082 0.02 Pear
Zinc 0.1 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 12 37 Horned melon
Sodium 1 2 Pear
Vitamin A 25 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.12 Pear
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.015 Pear
Vitamin B3 0.161 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.049 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Pear
Vitamin K 4.4 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.002 Pear
Threonine 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.017 Pear
Methionine 0.002 Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.002 Pear
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.