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Lime vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lime and Horned melon

  • Lime has more Vitamin C, however Horned melon is richer in Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Horned melon.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Limes, 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 +153.8%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +336.4%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Zinc +336.4%
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
Lime
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +449.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +194%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
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 +449.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +194%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 7.56g Lime
Protein 0.7g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.2g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 10.54g 7.56g Lime
Calories 30kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Horned melon
Fiber 2.8g g Lime
Calcium 33mg 13mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 6mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 18mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 102mg 123mg Horned melon
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.11mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.065mg 0.02mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 5.3mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.025mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.015mg Lime
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.183mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 8µg 3µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.014mg mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime 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
13
Lime
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
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
4%
Lime
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Lime
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
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 - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.