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Figs vs. Horned melon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Figs and Horned melon

  • Figs have more Copper, however, Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Horned melon has 4 times less Copper than Figs. Figs have 0.07mg of Copper, while Horned melon has 0.02mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Figs, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7% 6% 0%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%

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.
Figs
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
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 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 147

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +153.7%
Contains more Other +53.5%
Contains more Protein +137.3%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Water +12.5%
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.78 g
Fats: 1.26 g
Carbs: 7.56 g
Water: 88.97 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Carbs +153.7%
Contains more Other +53.5%
Contains more Protein +137.3%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Water +12.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Figs Horned melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Figs Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 7.56g Figs
Protein 0.75g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 19.18g 7.56g Figs
Calories 74kcal 44kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g Horned melon
Fiber 2.9g Figs
Calcium 35mg 13mg Figs
Iron 0.37mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 17mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 14mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 232mg 123mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 2mg Figs
Zinc 0.15mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.07mg 0.02mg Figs
Manganese 0.128mg 0.039mg Figs
Selenium 0.2µg Figs
Vitamin A 142IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 7µg
Vitamin E 0.11mg Figs
Vitamin C 2mg 5.3mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.025mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.015mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.183mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.063mg Figs
Folate 6µg 3µg Figs
Choline 4.7mg Figs
Vitamin K 4.7µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Figs Horned melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
9%
Figs
6%
Horned melon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Figs
13%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
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 - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Figs
Figs is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Figs
Figs 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

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. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.