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Horned melon vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Horned melon and Cherry

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however Cherry has more Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Cherry has 5 times less Zinc than Horned melon. Horned melon has 0.48mg of Zinc, while Cherry has 0.1mg.

Food types used in this article are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Cherries, sour, red, 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 Iron +253.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +420%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Iron +253.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +420%

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +772.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +772.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

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 Cherry
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 Horned melon Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 1.78g 1g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.3g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 44kcal 50kcal Cherry
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar g 8.49g Horned melon
Fiber g 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 13mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 1.13mg 0.32mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 9mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 15mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 2mg 3mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.48mg 0.1mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 147IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cherry
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cherry
Vitamin C 5.3mg 10mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.03mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.4mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.143mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.044mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 8µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Cherry
Vitamin K µg 2.1µg Cherry
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 mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.068g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Cherry
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
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
10
Cherry

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
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
12%
Cherry
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.49g)
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 - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry 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. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.