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Durian vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Durian and Horned melon

  • Durian has more Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium and Folate, while Horned melon has more Iron.
  • Durian covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 29% more than Horned melon.
  • Durian contains 13 times more Vitamin B2 than Horned melon. While Durian contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B2, Horned melon contains only 0.015mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Durian, raw or frozen 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
Durian
3
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Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 39% 22% 69% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
Durian
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +271.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +401.6%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +234.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 3% 0% 0% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 0% 0% 27%
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 +271.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +401.6%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +234.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Durian
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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 the food
Protein
9%
Durian
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
8%
Horned melon
Fats
25%
Durian
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Durian Horned melon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Durian Horned melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Durian
Durian is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Durian Horned melon Opinion
Calories 147 44 Durian
Protein 1.47 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 5.33 1.26 Durian
Vitamin C 19.7 5.3 Durian
Carbs 27.09 7.56 Durian
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.43 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 6 13 Horned melon
Potassium 436 123 Durian
Magnesium 30 40 Horned melon
Sugars
Fiber 3.8 Durian
Copper 0.207 0.02 Durian
Zinc 0.28 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 39 37 Durian
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 44 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.374 0.025 Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.015 Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074 0.565 Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23 0.183 Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316 0.063 Durian
Vitamin B12 0 Durian
Vitamin K
Folate 36 3 Durian
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.