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Horned melon vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Horned melon and Blueberry

  • Horned melon is higher in Iron, and Magnesium, however Blueberry is richer in Manganese.
  • Blueberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 13% higher.
  • Horned melon has 7 times more Magnesium than Blueberry. While Horned melon has 40mg of Magnesium, Blueberry has only 6mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Blueberries, raw.

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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 +116.7%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +185%

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 A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +83%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +83%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173.3%
Contains more Folate +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 1.78g 0.74g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.33g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 44kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar g 9.96g Horned melon
Fiber g 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 13mg 6mg Horned melon
Iron 1.13mg 0.28mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 6mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 12mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 77mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.48mg 0.16mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.057mg Blueberry
Vitamin A 147IU 54IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Blueberry
Vitamin D µg 0µg Blueberry
Vitamin C 5.3mg 9.7mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.418mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.124mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.052mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 6µg Blueberry
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Blueberry
Vitamin K µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.028g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.146g Blueberry

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Horned melon Blueberry
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
6
Horned melon
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
7
Blueberry

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
11%
Horned melon
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
14%
Blueberry
Fats
6%
Horned melon
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.96g)
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 - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.