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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 Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +707.1%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 18% 9% 0% 0% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 0% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Horned melon Feijoa
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Feijoa Opinion
Calories 44 61 Feijoa
Protein 1.78 0.71 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.42 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 32.9 Feijoa
Net carbs 7.559999942779541 8.8100004196167 Feijoa
Carbs 7.56 15.21 Feijoa
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 1.13 0.14 Horned melon
Calcium 13 17 Feijoa
Potassium 123 172 Feijoa
Magnesium 40 9 Horned melon
Sugar 8.2 Horned melon
Fiber 6.4 Feijoa
Copper 0.02 0.036 Feijoa
Zinc 0.48 0.06 Horned melon
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 37 19 Horned melon
Sodium 2 3 Horned melon
Vitamin A 147 6 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.006 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.018 Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.295 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.233 Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.067 Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0 Feijoa
Vitamin K 3.5 Feijoa
Folate 3 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.104 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007 Feijoa
Threonine 0.019 Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019 Feijoa
Leucine 0.028 Feijoa
Lysine 0.038 Feijoa
Methionine 0.007 Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019 Feijoa
Valine 0.019 Feijoa
Histidine 0.009 Feijoa
Fructose 2.95 Feijoa

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.