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Horned melon vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Horned melon and Lime

  • Horned melon has more Magnesium, and Iron, however Lime is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Horned melon.
  • Lime has 7 times less Magnesium than Horned melon. Horned melon has 40mg of Magnesium, while Lime has 6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Limes, 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 +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +336.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +225%
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 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +336.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +225%
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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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +194%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +449.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
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% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +194%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +449.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
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 Lime
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Lime Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 7.74g Lime
Protein 1.78g 0.7g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.2g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 10.54g Lime
Calories 44kcal 30kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.69g Horned melon
Fiber g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 13mg 33mg Lime
Iron 1.13mg 0.6mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 6mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 18mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 102mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.48mg 0.11mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.065mg Lime
Vitamin A 147IU 50IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin C 5.3mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.02mg Lime
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.2mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.043mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 8µg Lime
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Lime
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
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
10
Lime

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%
Lime
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
11%
Lime
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
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 - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.