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Horned melon vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Horned melon and Pear

  • Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium, while Pear has more Copper.
  • Horned melon covers your daily need of Iron 12% more than Pear.
  • Horned melon contains 6 times more Magnesium than Pear. While Horned melon contains 40mg of Magnesium, Pear contains only 7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Horned melon (Kiwano) and Pears, 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 Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +310%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +310%
Equal in Potassium - 116

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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Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
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 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Pear Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 12.13g Pear
Protein 1.78g 0.36g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.14g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 15.23g Pear
Calories 44kcal 57kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.42g Pear
Sugar g 9.75g Horned melon
Fiber g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 13mg 9mg Horned melon
Iron 1.13mg 0.18mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 7mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 12mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 116mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.48mg 0.1mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.082mg Pear
Vitamin A 147IU 25IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin C 5.3mg 4.3mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.012mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.026mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.161mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.049mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.029mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 7µg Pear
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin K µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Pear
Threonine mg 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine mg 0.011mg Pear
Leucine mg 0.019mg Pear
Lysine mg 0.017mg Pear
Methionine mg 0.002mg Pear
Phenylalanine mg 0.011mg Pear
Valine mg 0.017mg Pear
Histidine mg 0.002mg Pear
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Pear
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
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
8
Pear

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
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
15%
Pear
Fats
6%
Horned melon
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
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 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

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. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/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.