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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
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 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 +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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Durian Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 7.56g Durian
Protein 1.47g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 5.33g 1.26g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 7.56g Durian
Calories 147kcal 44kcal Durian
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 3.8g g Durian
Calcium 6mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.43mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 30mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 39mg 37mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 123mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.28mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.207mg 0.02mg Durian
Vitamin A 44IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 5.3mg Durian
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.025mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.015mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.565mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg 0.183mg Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316mg 0.063mg Durian
Folate 36µg 3µg Durian
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Durian
Vitamin K µg µg
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 0mg mg Horned melon
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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Durian 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
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 food.
Protein
9%
Durian
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
8%
Horned melon
Fats
25%
Durian
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 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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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 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. 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.