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Avocado vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Avocado and Horned melon different?

  • Avocado is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin C, while Horned melon is higher in Iron.
  • Avocado covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 24% more than Horned melon.
  • Avocado contains 27 times more Folate than Horned melon. Avocado contains 81µg of Folate, while Horned melon contains 3µg.

Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Horned melon (Kiwano) types were used in this article.

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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 +294.3%
Contains more Copper +850%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains more Iron +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 4% 43% 21% 64% 18% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Potassium +294.3%
Contains more Copper +850%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains more Iron +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
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
Avocado
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +659%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.9%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Equal in Vitamin A - 147
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 9% 42% 0% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 0% 53% 61%
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 B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +659%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.9%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Equal in Vitamin A - 147

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
35
Avocado
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
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
12%
Avocado
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
8%
Horned melon
Fats
68%
Avocado
6%
Horned melon

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.
Avocado Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado 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 is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Horned melon Opinion
Calories 160 44 Avocado
Protein 2 1.78 Avocado
Fats 14.66 1.26 Avocado
Vitamin C 10 5.3 Avocado
Net carbs 1.8300000429153442 7.559999942779541 Horned melon
Carbs 8.53 7.56 Avocado
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Avocado
Iron 0.55 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 12 13 Horned melon
Potassium 485 123 Avocado
Magnesium 29 40 Horned melon
Sugar 0.66 Horned melon
Fiber 6.7 Avocado
Copper 0.19 0.02 Avocado
Zinc 0.64 0.48 Avocado
Starch 0.11 Avocado
Phosphorus 52 37 Avocado
Sodium 7 2 Horned melon
Vitamin A 146 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E 2.07 Avocado
Vitamin D 0 Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.025 Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.015 Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738 0.565 Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389 0.183 Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257 0.063 Avocado
Vitamin B12 0 Avocado
Vitamin K 21 Avocado
Folate 81 3 Avocado
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.126 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799 Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816 Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025 Avocado
Threonine 0.073 Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084 Avocado
Leucine 0.143 Avocado
Lysine 0.132 Avocado
Methionine 0.038 Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097 Avocado
Valine 0.107 Avocado
Histidine 0.049 Avocado
Fructose 0.12 Avocado

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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.