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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, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Potassium +110.6%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +189.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Potassium +110.6%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +189.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apricot
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +770.1%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 18% 9% 0% 0% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +770.1%
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 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
16
Apricot
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
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 the food
Protein
8%
Apricot
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
8%
Horned melon
Fats
2%
Apricot
6%
Horned melon

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.
Apricot Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars 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 ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

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 - 9.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
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

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 Apricot Horned melon Opinion
Calories 48 44 Apricot
Protein 1.4 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.39 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 10 5.3 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 7.56 Apricot
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Iron 0.39 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 13 13
Potassium 259 123 Apricot
Magnesium 10 40 Horned melon
Sugars 9.24 Horned melon
Fiber 2 Apricot
Copper 0.078 0.02 Apricot
Zinc 0.2 0.48 Horned melon
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Phosphorus 23 37 Horned melon
Sodium 1 2 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 147 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.025 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.015 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.565 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.183 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Apricot
Vitamin K 3.3 Apricot
Folate 9 3 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 0.94 Apricot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.