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Acerola vs. Horned melon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Acerola and Horned melon

  • Acerola has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however, Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Acerola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 1858% more.
  • Acerola contains 4 times more Copper than Horned melon. Acerola contains 0.086mg of Copper, while Horned melon contains 0.02mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw and Horned melon (Kiwano).

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Iron +465%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.6% 7.5% 13% 4.7% 13% 0.91% 2.7% 29% 0% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 42% 29% 16% 11% 0.26% 13% 6.7% 5.1% 0%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Iron +465%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Equal in Calcium - 13

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +421.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31552.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 46% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 7.5% 19% 2.1% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8.8% 0% 0% 18% 6.3% 3.5% 11% 11% 15% 2.3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +421.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31552.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +345%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Other +115%
Equal in Carbs - 7.56
Equal in Water - 88.97
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.78 g
Fats: 1.26 g
Carbs: 7.56 g
Water: 88.97 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Protein +345%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Other +115%
Equal in Carbs - 7.56
Equal in Water - 88.97

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Acerola Horned melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Acerola Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 6.59g 7.56g Horned melon
Protein 0.4g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 7.69g 7.56g Acerola
Calories 32kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Fiber 1.1g Acerola
Calcium 12mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.2mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 18mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 11mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 146mg 123mg Acerola
Sodium 7mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.086mg 0.02mg Acerola
Manganese 0.039mg Horned melon
Selenium 0.6µg Acerola
Vitamin A 767IU 147IU Acerola
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 7µg Acerola
Vitamin C 1677.6mg 5.3mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.025mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.015mg Acerola
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.183mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 14µg 3µg Acerola
Saturated Fat 0.068g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g Acerola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Acerola

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Acerola Horned melon
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
438%
Acerola
6%
Horned melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Acerola
13%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Acerola
Acerola is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/nutrients
  2. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.