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Horned melon vs Durian - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Horned melon and Durian

  • Horned melon has more Iron, while Durian has more Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, and Folate.
  • Durian covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 29% more than Horned melon.
  • Horned melon contains 3 times more Iron than Durian. While Horned melon contains 1.13mg of Iron, Durian contains only 0.43mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Horned melon (Kiwano) and Durian, raw or frozen.

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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 Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +162.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +254.5%
Contains more Copper +935%
Equal in Phosphorus - 39
Equal in Sodium - 2

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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Durian
Contains more Vitamin A +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +271.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +401.6%
Contains more Folate +1100%
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% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +271.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +401.6%
Contains more Folate +1100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Durian Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 23.29g Durian
Protein 1.78g 1.47g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 5.33g Durian
Carbs 7.56g 27.09g Durian
Calories 44kcal 147kcal Durian
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 3.8g Durian
Calcium 13mg 6mg Horned melon
Iron 1.13mg 0.43mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 30mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 39mg Durian
Potassium 123mg 436mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.48mg 0.28mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.207mg Durian
Vitamin A 147IU 44IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 5.3mg 19.7mg Durian
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.374mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.2mg Durian
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 1.074mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.23mg Durian
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.316mg Durian
Folate 3µg 36µg Durian
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Durian
Vitamin K µg µg
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 g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horned melon Durian
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
28
Durian
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
21
Durian

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
9%
Durian
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
27%
Durian
Fats
6%
Horned melon
25%
Durian

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Durian
Durian is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.