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Clementine vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Clementine and Horned melon

  • Clementine has more Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B1, however Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 48% higher.
  • Horned melon has 8 times less Folate than Clementine. Clementine has 24µg of Folate, while Horned melon has 3µg.

Food types used in this article are Clementines, 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 +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +115%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +115%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
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 +820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 10.32g 7.56g Clementine
Protein 0.85g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.15g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 12.02g 7.56g Clementine
Calories 47kcal 44kcal Clementine
Starch 0g g Clementine
Fructose 1.64g g Clementine
Sugar 9.18g g Horned melon
Fiber 1.7g g Clementine
Calcium 30mg 13mg Clementine
Iron 0.14mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 10mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 21mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 177mg 123mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 2mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.043mg 0.02mg Clementine
Vitamin A IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU IU Clementine
Vitamin D 0µg µg Clementine
Vitamin C 48.8mg 5.3mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.025mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.015mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.565mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.063mg Clementine
Folate 24µg 3µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Clementine
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 mg mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Clementine 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
21
Clementine
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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
5%
Clementine
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Clementine
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.