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Currant vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Currant and Horned melon

  • Currant has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Manganese, however Horned melon is higher in Magnesium.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 40% more than Horned melon.
  • Horned melon contains 5 times less Copper than Currant. Currant contains 0.107mg of Copper, while Horned melon contains 0.02mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Currants, red and white, 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 +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Copper +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Copper +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%

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 +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
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 C +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063

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.
Currant Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Currant Horned melon Opinion
Calories 56kcal 44kcal Currant
Protein 1.4g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.2g 1.26g Horned melon
Vitamin C 41mg 5.3mg Currant
Net carbs 9.5g 7.56g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 7.56g Currant
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Currant
Iron 1mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Calcium 33mg 13mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 123mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 40mg Horned melon
Sugar 7.37g g Horned melon
Fiber 4.3g g Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.02mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 44mg 37mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 2mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Currant
Vitamin D 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.025mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.015mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.063mg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg µg Currant
Folate 8µg 3µg Currant
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g Currant
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
Fructose 3.53g g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant 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
18
Currant
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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
8%
Currant
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Currant
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 - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.