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Horned melon vs. Figs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Horned melon and Figs

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however, Figs are richer in Copper.
  • Figs have 3 times less Phosphorus than Horned melon. Horned melon has 37mg of Phosphorus, while Figs have 14mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Figs, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7% 6% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +205.4%
Contains more Magnesium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Calcium +169.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Figs
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 142

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +137.3%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Water +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +153.7%
Contains more Other +53.5%
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.78 g
Fats: 1.26 g
Carbs: 7.56 g
Water: 88.97 g
Other: 0.43 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +137.3%
Contains more Fats +320%
Contains more Water +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +153.7%
Contains more Other +53.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Horned melon Figs
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Figs Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 16.28g Figs
Protein 1.78g 0.75g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.3g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 19.18g Figs
Calories 44kcal 74kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g Horned melon
Fiber 2.9g Figs
Calcium 13mg 35mg Figs
Iron 1.13mg 0.37mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 17mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 14mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 232mg Figs
Sodium 2mg 1mg Figs
Zinc 0.48mg 0.15mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.07mg Figs
Manganese 0.039mg 0.128mg Figs
Selenium 0.2µg Figs
Vitamin A 147IU 142IU Horned melon
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 7µg
Vitamin E 0.11mg Figs
Vitamin C 5.3mg 2mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.06mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.05mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.4mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.113mg Figs
Folate 3µg 6µg Figs
Choline 4.7mg Figs
Vitamin K 4.7µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Figs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Horned melon
9%
Figs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Horned melon
11%
Figs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
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 - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Figs
Figs is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Figs
Figs 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients
  2. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.