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Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) vs. Chanterelle — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) and Chanterelle

  • Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) has more Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, while Chanterelle has more Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Copper.
  • Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)'s daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 58% higher.
  • Chanterelle contains 64 times less Folate than Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear). Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) contains 128µg of Folate, while Chanterelle contains 2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), leafy tips, raw and Mushrooms, Chanterelle, raw.

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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 Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +553.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.2%
Contains more Manganese +87.4%
Contains more Iron +70.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Zinc +136.7%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Selenium +144.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 77% 61% 43% 54% 2% 9% 67% 70% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 131% 10% 25% 45% 2% 20% 118% 38% 12%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +553.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.2%
Contains more Manganese +87.4%
Contains more Iron +70.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Zinc +136.7%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Selenium +144.4%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1725%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1606.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 105% 0% 0% 294% 46% 84% 21% 4% 186% 96% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 159% 0% 4% 50% 77% 65% 11% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1725%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1606.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +255.7%
Contains more Fats +30.2%
Contains more Other +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +108.5%
Equal in Water - 89.85
5% 3% 89%
Protein: 5.3 g
Fats: 0.69 g
Carbs: 3.29 g
Water: 89.25 g
Other: 1.47 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.49 g
Fats: 0.53 g
Carbs: 6.86 g
Water: 89.85 g
Other: 1.27 g
Contains more Protein +255.7%
Contains more Fats +30.2%
Contains more Other +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +108.5%
Equal in Water - 89.85

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) Chanterelle
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) Chanterelle Opinion
Net carbs 3.29g 3.06g Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Protein 5.3g 1.49g Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Fats 0.69g 0.53g Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Carbs 3.29g 6.86g Chanterelle
Calories 30kcal 38kcal Chanterelle
Sugar 1.16g Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Fiber 3.8g Chanterelle
Calcium 84mg 15mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Iron 2.04mg 3.47mg Chanterelle
Magnesium 85mg 13mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Phosphorus 99mg 57mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Potassium 608mg 506mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Sodium 11mg 9mg Chanterelle
Zinc 0.3mg 0.71mg Chanterelle
Copper 0.201mg 0.353mg Chanterelle
Manganese 0.536mg 0.286mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Selenium 0.9µg 2.2µg Chanterelle
Vitamin A 1734IU Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Vitamin A RAE 87µg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Vitamin D 0IU 212IU Chanterelle
Vitamin D 0µg 5.3µg Chanterelle
Vitamin C 88mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Vitamin B1 0.181mg 0.015mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Vitamin B2 0.362mg 0.215mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Vitamin B3 1.11mg 4.085mg Chanterelle
Vitamin B5 0.063mg 1.075mg Chanterelle
Vitamin B6 0.803mg 0.044mg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Folate 128µg 2µg Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) Chanterelle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
64%
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
28%
Chanterelle
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
40%
Chanterelle

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chanterelle
Chanterelle contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chanterelle
Chanterelle is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.16g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear)
Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia, bitter melon, balsam pear) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168391/nutrients
  2. Chanterelle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168422/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.