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Horned melon vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Horned melon and Purple mangosteen different?

  • Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium, while Purple mangosteen is higher in Folate, and Copper.
  • Horned melon contains 5 times more Phosphorus than Purple mangosteen. Horned melon contains 37mg of Phosphorus, while Purple mangosteen contains 8mg.

Horned melon (Kiwano) and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack types were used in this article.

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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 +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +156.3%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +245%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains more Potassium +156.3%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +245%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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 A +320%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
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 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +320%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Folate +933.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horned melon Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 7.56g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 1.78g 0.41g Horned melon
Fats 1.26g 0.58g Horned melon
Carbs 7.56g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 44kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 1.8g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 13mg 12mg Horned melon
Iron 1.13mg 0.3mg Horned melon
Magnesium 40mg 13mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 37mg 8mg Horned melon
Potassium 123mg 48mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 7mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.48mg 0.21mg Horned melon
Copper 0.02mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 147IU 35IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin D µg 0µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 5.3mg 2.9mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 0.286mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.032mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.018mg Horned melon
Folate 3µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Purple mangosteen
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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
15
Horned melon
8
Purple mangosteen

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%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
6%
Horned melon
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Horned melon
Horned melon is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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.

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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.