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Cherry vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cherry and Horned melon

  • Cherry has more Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C, however Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Horned melon has 9 times less Vitamin A RAE than Cherry. Cherry has 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Horned melon has 7µg.

Food types used in this article are Cherries, sour, red, 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 Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +420%
Contains more Iron +253.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +420%
Contains more Iron +253.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%

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
Cherry
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Contains more Vitamin A +772.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
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 A +772.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%

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.
Cherry 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 Cherry Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 7.56g Cherry
Protein 1g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 12.18g 7.56g Cherry
Calories 50kcal 44kcal Cherry
Starch g g
Fructose 3.51g g Cherry
Sugar 8.49g g Horned melon
Fiber 1.6g g Cherry
Calcium 16mg 13mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 9mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 15mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 173mg 123mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.104mg 0.02mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 147IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Cherry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cherry
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cherry
Vitamin C 10mg 5.3mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.025mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.015mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 8µg 3µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Cherry
Vitamin K 2.1µg µg Cherry
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cherry 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
14
Cherry
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Cherry
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry 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.

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.