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Kumquat vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kumquat and Horned melon

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2 in Kumquat is higher than in Horned melon.
  • Kumquat covers your daily Vitamin C needs 43% more than Horned melon.
  • Horned melon has 6 times less Vitamin B2 than Kumquat. Kumquat has 0.09mg of Vitamin B2, while Horned melon has 0.015mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kumquats, raw and Horned melon (Kiwano).

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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 +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Copper +375%
Contains more Iron +31.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Copper +375%
Contains more Iron +31.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%

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
Kumquat
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 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 9% 0% 0% 18% 7% 4% 11% 11% 15% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%

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.
Kumquat Horned melon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 7.56g Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 1.78g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 15.9g 7.56g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 44kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.36g g Horned melon
Fiber 6.5g g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 13mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 20mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 19mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 186mg 123mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.17mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.095mg 0.02mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 147IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU IU Kumquat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 5.3mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.025mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.015mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.183mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 17µg 3µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Kumquat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Kumquat
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 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Horned melon
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
20
Kumquat
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
15
Horned melon

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%
Kumquat
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
8%
Horned melon
Fats
4%
Kumquat
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 - 0.103g)
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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/nutrients
  2. Horned melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167791/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.