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Horned melon vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Horned melon and Currant

  • Horned melon has more Magnesium, however Currant is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, and Manganese.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 40% more than Horned melon.
  • Currant contains 3 times less Magnesium than Horned melon. Horned melon contains 40mg of Magnesium, while Currant contains 13mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Currants, red and white, 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 +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +435%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +435%

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 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
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 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +673.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
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 Currant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Currant Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 9.5g Currant
Protein 1.78g 1.4g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.2g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 13.8g Currant
Calories 44kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar g 7.37g Horned melon
Fiber g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 13mg 33mg Currant
Iron 1.13mg 1mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 13mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 123mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 2mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 0.48mg 0.23mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 147IU 42IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin D IU 0IU Currant
Vitamin D µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin C 5.3mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.1mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.064mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate 3µg 8µg Currant
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin K µg 11µg Currant
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 0.017g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Currant
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
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
18
Currant

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
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
14%
Currant
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
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 - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.