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Horned melon vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Horned melon and Common fig

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however Common fig is richer in Copper.
  • Common fig has 3 times less Phosphorus than Horned melon. Horned melon has 37mg of Phosphorus, while Common fig has 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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
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%

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 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 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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 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

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 Common fig
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 Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 1.78g 0.75g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.3g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 44kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 16.26g Horned melon
Fiber g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 13mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 1.13mg 0.37mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 17mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 14mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 2mg 1mg Common fig
Zinc 0.48mg 0.15mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A 147IU 142IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common fig
Vitamin C 5.3mg 2mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.4mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 3µg 6µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Common fig
Vitamin K µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.06g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Common fig
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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
11
Common fig

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%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
19%
Common fig
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Common fig

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?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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. Common fig - 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.