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Horned melon vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Horned melon and Feijoa

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however Feijoa is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Feijoa covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Horned melon.
  • Feijoa contains 8 times less Iron than Horned melon. Horned melon contains 1.13mg of Iron, while Feijoa contains 0.14mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Feijoa, 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 +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +80%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +2350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 8.81g Feijoa
Protein 1.78g 0.71g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.42g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 44kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar g 8.2g Horned melon
Fiber g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 13mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 1.13mg 0.14mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 9mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 19mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 172mg Feijoa
Sodium 2mg 3mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.48mg 0.06mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.036mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 147IU 6IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 5.3mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.006mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.018mg Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.295mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 3µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Feijoa
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.104g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horned melon Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
15%
Feijoa
Fats
6%
Horned melon
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.