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Horned melon vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Horned melon and Pomelo?

  • Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium, yet Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% higher.
  • Horned melon has 10 times more Iron than Pomelo. Horned melon has 1.13mg of Iron, while Pomelo has 0.11mg.

We used Horned melon (Kiwano) and Pummelo, 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 Iron +927.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +75.6%
Contains more Copper +140%
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 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +927.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +75.6%
Contains more Copper +140%
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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4
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +1737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
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 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%

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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
10%
Pomelo
Fats
6%
Horned melon
0%
Pomelo

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

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Horned melon Pomelo
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 contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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 - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Pomelo Opinion
Calories 44 38 Horned melon
Protein 1.78 0.76 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.04 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 61 Pomelo
Carbs 7.56 9.62 Pomelo
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 1.13 0.11 Horned melon
Calcium 13 4 Horned melon
Potassium 123 216 Pomelo
Magnesium 40 6 Horned melon
Sugar
Fiber 1 Pomelo
Copper 0.02 0.048 Pomelo
Zinc 0.48 0.08 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 17 Horned melon
Sodium 2 1 Pomelo
Vitamin A 147 8 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.034 Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.027 Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.22 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.036 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Pomelo
Vitamin K
Folate 3 Horned melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.