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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
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

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.
Apricot Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Horned melon Opinion
Calories 48kcal 44kcal Apricot
Protein 1.4g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.39g 1.26g Horned melon
Vitamin C 10mg 5.3mg Apricot
Net carbs 9.12g 7.56g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 7.56g Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Calcium 13mg 13mg
Potassium 259mg 123mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 40mg Horned melon
Sugar 9.24g g Horned melon
Fiber 2g g Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.02mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 23mg 37mg Horned melon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU 147IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg µg 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
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Apricot
Vitamin K 3.3µg µg Apricot
Folate 9µg 3µg Apricot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g g Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Apricot
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
8%
Horned melon
Fats
2%
Apricot
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (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

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. 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.