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Apple vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Apple and Horned melon

  • Apple contains less Iron, and Magnesium than Horned melon.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Horned melon is 13% higher.

Food types used in this article are Apples, raw, with skin 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +841.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +841.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Zinc +1100%

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
Apple
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Equal in Folate - 3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Equal in Folate - 3

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Horned melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 7.56g Apple
Protein 0.26g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.17g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 13.81g 7.56g Apple
Calories 52kcal 44kcal Apple
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g g Horned melon
Fiber 2.4g g Apple
Calcium 6mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.12mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 5mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 11mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 107mg 123mg Horned melon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.027mg 0.02mg Apple
Vitamin A 54IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Apple
Vitamin C 4.6mg 5.3mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.025mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.015mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Apple
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Horned melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
15
Horned melon

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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Apple
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
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 - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.