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Horned melon vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Horned melon and Clementine

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however Clementine has more Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 48% higher.
  • Clementine has 8 times less Iron than Horned melon. Horned melon has 1.13mg of Iron, while Clementine has 0.14mg.

Food types used in this article are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Clementines, 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 +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +115%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +115%

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 B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +700%
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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folate +700%

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 Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 1.78g 0.85g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.15g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 44kcal 47kcal Clementine
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose g 1.64g Clementine
Sugar g 9.18g Horned melon
Fiber g 1.7g Clementine
Calcium 13mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 1.13mg 0.14mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 10mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 21mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 177mg Clementine
Sodium 2mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.48mg 0.06mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.043mg Clementine
Vitamin A 147IU IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D IU 0IU Clementine
Vitamin D µg 0µg Clementine
Vitamin C 5.3mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.03mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.151mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 3µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Clementine
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 mg
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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Horned melon Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
12%
Clementine
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( 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. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients
  2. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.