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Quince vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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 - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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?
?
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.
Quince Horned melon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
Quince 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
8
Quince
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Quince
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
Quince
2
:
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Iron +61.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Iron +61.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Quince
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +183%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +183%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%

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%
Quince
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
8%
Horned melon
Fats
0%
Quince
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 Quince Horned melon Opinion
Calories 57 44 Quince
Protein 0.4 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.1 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 15 5.3 Quince
Carbs 15.3 7.56 Quince
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.7 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 11 13 Horned melon
Potassium 197 123 Quince
Magnesium 8 40 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber 1.9 Quince
Copper 0.13 0.02 Quince
Zinc 0.04 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 17 37 Horned melon
Sodium 4 2 Horned melon
Vitamin A 40 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.015 Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.081 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Quince
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.01 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Quince
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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