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

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Avocado Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 7.56g Horned melon
Protein 2g 1.78g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 1.26g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 7.56g Avocado
Calories 160kcal 44kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g g Avocado
Sugar 0.66g g Horned melon
Fiber 6.7g g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.55mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 29mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 52mg 37mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 123mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.64mg 0.48mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.02mg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 2.07mg mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0IU IU Avocado
Vitamin D 0µg µg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 5.3mg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.025mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.015mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.565mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.183mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.063mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 3µg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg mg Avocado
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado 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
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

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 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 - 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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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.