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Horned melon vs. Loquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Horned melon and Loquat

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, however, Loquat is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Horned melon covers your daily Iron needs 11% more than Loquat.
  • Loquat contains 10 times less Zinc than Horned melon. Horned melon contains 0.48mg of Zinc, while Loquat contains 0.05mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Horned melon (Kiwano) and Loquats, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Zinc +860%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +279.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7% 6% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 11% 10% 12% 24% 1% 2% 14% 20% 4%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Zinc +860%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +279.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Loquat
Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +939.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 92% 0% 0% 4% 5% 6% 4% 0% 24% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +939.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +314%
Contains more Fats +530%
Contains more Carbs +60.6%
Contains more Other +16.3%
Equal in Water - 86.73
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.78 g
Fats: 1.26 g
Carbs: 7.56 g
Water: 88.97 g
Other: 0.43 g
12% 87%
Protein: 0.43 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 12.14 g
Water: 86.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Protein +314%
Contains more Fats +530%
Contains more Carbs +60.6%
Contains more Other +16.3%
Equal in Water - 86.73

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Horned melon Loquat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Loquat Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 10.44g Loquat
Protein 1.78g 0.43g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.2g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 12.14g Loquat
Calories 44kcal 47kcal Loquat
Fiber 1.7g Loquat
Calcium 13mg 16mg Loquat
Iron 1.13mg 0.28mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 13mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 27mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 266mg Loquat
Sodium 2mg 1mg Loquat
Zinc 0.48mg 0.05mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.04mg Loquat
Manganese 0.039mg 0.148mg Loquat
Selenium 0.6µg Loquat
Vitamin A 147IU 1528IU Loquat
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 76µg Loquat
Vitamin C 5.3mg 1mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.019mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.024mg Loquat
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.18mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.1mg Loquat
Folate 3µg 14µg Loquat
Tryptophan 0.005mg Loquat
Threonine 0.015mg Loquat
Isoleucine 0.015mg Loquat
Leucine 0.026mg Loquat
Lysine 0.023mg Loquat
Methionine 0.004mg Loquat
Phenylalanine 0.014mg Loquat
Valine 0.021mg Loquat
Histidine 0.007mg Loquat
Saturated Fat 0.04g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g Loquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g Loquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horned melon Loquat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Horned melon
11%
Loquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Horned melon
10%
Loquat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Loquat
Loquat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Loquat
Loquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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 - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/nutrients
  2. Loquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169908/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.