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Horned melon vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Horned melon and Persimmon?

  • Horned melon has less Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 67% higher.

We used Horned melon (Kiwano) and Persimmons, native, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Iron +121.2%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +152%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Iron +121.2%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +152%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +1145.3%
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 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1145.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Persimmon Opinion
Calories 44kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Protein 1.78g 0.8g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.4g Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3mg 66mg Persimmon
Net carbs 7.56g 33.5g Persimmon
Carbs 7.56g 33.5g Persimmon
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 1.13mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Calcium 13mg 27mg Persimmon
Potassium 123mg 310mg Persimmon
Magnesium 40mg mg Horned melon
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Copper 0.02mg mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.48mg mg Horned melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 37mg 26mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Vitamin A 147IU IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 0.025mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin B3 0.565mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Persimmon
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 3µg µg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Persimmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
18
Persimmon

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
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
34%
Persimmon
Fats
6%
Horned melon
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Horned melon
Horned melon is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( 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.

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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.