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Lemon vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lemon and Horned melon

  • Lemon is higher in Vitamin C, however Horned melon is richer in Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Lemons, raw, without peel 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 +100%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
Lemon
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.183
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 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 C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.183

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 7.56g Horned melon
Protein 1.1g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 9.32g 7.56g Lemon
Calories 29kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g g Horned melon
Fiber 2.8g g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 13mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 8mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 16mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 138mg 123mg Lemon
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.06mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.037mg 0.02mg Lemon
Vitamin A 22IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin C 53mg 5.3mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.025mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.015mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.183mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.063mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 3µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin K 0µg µg Lemon
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 0.039g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemon 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
Lemon
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
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
7%
Lemon
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Lemon
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
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 - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.