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Horned melon vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Horned melon and Guava

  • Horned melon has more Iron, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 248% more than Horned melon.
  • Guava has 4 times less Iron than Horned melon. Horned melon has 1.13mg of Iron, while Guava has 0.26mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Guavas, common, 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 +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +334.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +239%
Contains more Copper +1050%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
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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12
Guava
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
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 761% 38% 15% 0% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 0% 7% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +4207.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%

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
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
21
Guava

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
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
14%
Guava
Fats
6%
Horned melon
4%
Guava

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

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Horned melon Guava
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 - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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 Guava Opinion
Calories 44 68 Guava
Protein 1.78 2.55 Guava
Fats 1.26 0.95 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 228.3 Guava
Carbs 7.56 14.32 Guava
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Iron 1.13 0.26 Horned melon
Calcium 13 18 Guava
Potassium 123 417 Guava
Magnesium 40 22 Horned melon
Sugar 8.92 Horned melon
Fiber 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.02 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.48 0.23 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 40 Guava
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 147 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.04 Guava
Vitamin B3 0.565 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.11 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 Guava
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folate 3 49 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
Fructose

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. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.