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Guava vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Guava and Horned melon

  • Guava has more Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Horned melon is richer in Iron.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 248% more than Horned melon.
  • Horned melon has 16 times less Folate than Guava. Guava has 49µg of Folate, while Horned melon has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Guavas, common, 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 +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Contains more Iron +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Contains more Iron +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
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
Guava
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 15% 0% 761% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 37% 0% 7%
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 A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 7.56g Guava
Protein 2.55g 1.78g Guava
Fats 0.95g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 14.32g 7.56g Guava
Calories 68kcal 44kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g g Horned melon
Fiber 5.4g g Guava
Calcium 18mg 13mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 22mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 40mg 37mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 123mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.23mg 0.02mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 147IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 5.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.025mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.015mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.565mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.183mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.063mg Guava
Folate 49µg 3µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava 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
80
Guava
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
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
15%
Guava
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
8%
Horned melon
Fats
4%
Guava
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
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 - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.