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Feijoa vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Feijoa and Horned melon

  • Feijoa has more Vitamin C, however Horned melon is higher in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Feijoa covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Horned melon.
  • Horned melon contains 8 times less Folate than Feijoa. Feijoa contains 23µg of Folate, while Horned melon contains 3µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Feijoa, 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 +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%

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
Feijoa
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +520.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 +520.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
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.
Feijoa Horned melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Feijoa Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 7.56g Feijoa
Protein 0.71g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.42g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 15.21g 7.56g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 44kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g g Horned melon
Fiber 6.4g g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 13mg Feijoa
Iron 0.14mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 9mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 19mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 172mg 123mg Feijoa
Sodium 3mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.06mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.036mg 0.02mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 6IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.16mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 32.9mg 5.3mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.025mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.015mg Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.183mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.063mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg 3µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Feijoa
Vitamin K 3.5µg µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Feijoa 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
15
Feijoa
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
8%
Horned melon
Fats
2%
Feijoa
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.