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Common fig vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Common fig and Horned melon

  • Common fig has more Copper, however Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Horned melon has 4 times less Copper than Common fig. Common fig has 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" chart 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 more Copper +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%

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 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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 18% 9% 0% 0% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 0% 0% 3%
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

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.
Common fig Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Common fig Horned melon Opinion
Calories 74kcal 44kcal Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Vitamin C 2mg 5.3mg Horned melon
Net carbs 16.28g 7.56g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 7.56g Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Calcium 35mg 13mg Common fig
Potassium 232mg 123mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 40mg Horned melon
Sugar 16.26g g Horned melon
Fiber 2.9g g Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.02mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 14mg 37mg Horned melon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.11mg mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common fig
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.025mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.015mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.183mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.063mg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Common fig
Vitamin K 4.7µg µg Common fig
Folate 6µg 3µg Common fig
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g g Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Horned melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Common fig
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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%
Common fig
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Common fig
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
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?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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. Common fig - 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.