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

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 C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.3%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
11%
Kumquat
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
8%
Horned melon
Fats
4%
Kumquat
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Horned melon
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 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 Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sugars (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kumquat Horned melon Opinion
Calories 71 44 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 1.78 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 43.9 5.3 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 7.56 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 62 13 Kumquat
Potassium 186 123 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 40 Horned melon
Sugars 9.36 Horned melon
Fiber 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.02 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 19 37 Horned melon
Sodium 10 2 Horned melon
Vitamin A 290 147 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.025 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.015 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.183 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Kumquat
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 3 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
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 of 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.