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Watermelon vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals

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.
Watermelon Horned melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon 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
9
Watermelon
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
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
:
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +370.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +370.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%

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
4%
Watermelon
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Watermelon
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 Watermelon Horned melon Opinion
Calories 30 44 Horned melon
Protein 0.61 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.15 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 8.1 5.3 Watermelon
Carbs 7.55 7.56 Horned melon
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Iron 0.24 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 7 13 Horned melon
Potassium 112 123 Horned melon
Magnesium 10 40 Horned melon
Sugars 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 0.4 Watermelon
Copper 0.042 0.02 Watermelon
Zinc 0.1 0.48 Horned melon
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 11 37 Horned melon
Sodium 1 2 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 147 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05 Watermelon
Vitamin D 0 Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.025 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.015 Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.183 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Watermelon
Vitamin K 0.1 Watermelon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007 Watermelon
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
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