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Apricot vs. Horned melon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Apricot and Horned melon

  • Apricot has more Vitamin A RAE, Copper, and Vitamin C, however, Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Apricot contains 4 times more Copper than Horned melon. Apricot contains 0.078mg of Copper, while Horned melon contains 0.02mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apricots, 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 +110.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains more Manganese +97.4%
Contains more Iron +189.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7% 6% 0%
Contains more Potassium +110.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains more Manganese +97.4%
Contains more Iron +189.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
Contains more Zinc +140%
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.
Apricot
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.565
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +770.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.565

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +47.1%
Contains more Other +72.1%
Contains more Protein +27.1%
Contains more Fats +223.1%
Equal in Water - 88.97
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 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 Carbs +47.1%
Contains more Other +72.1%
Contains more Protein +27.1%
Contains more Fats +223.1%
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.
Apricot Horned melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 7.56g Apricot
Protein 1.4g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.39g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 11.12g 7.56g Apricot
Calories 48kcal 44kcal Apricot
Fructose 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g Horned melon
Fiber 2g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 13mg
Iron 0.39mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 10mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 23mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 259mg 123mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 2mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.078mg 0.02mg Apricot
Manganese 0.077mg 0.039mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU 147IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 7µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 5.3mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.025mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.015mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.565mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.183mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 9µg 3µg Apricot
Choline 2.8mg Apricot
Vitamin K 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Horned melon
Low Fats diet ok
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
15%
Apricot
6%
Horned melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
13%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
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 - 0.027g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.