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Mulberry vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mulberry and Horned melon

  • Mulberry is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however Horned melon is richer in Magnesium.
  • Mulberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 35% higher.
  • Mulberry has 7 times more Vitamin B2 than Horned melon. While Mulberry has 0.101mg of Vitamin B2, Horned melon has only 0.015mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mulberries, 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 +200%
Contains more Iron +63.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +63.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.7%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Equal in Phosphorus - 37

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 C +586.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +573.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.565
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
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 +586.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +573.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.565

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mulberry Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.1g 7.56g Mulberry
Protein 1.44g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.39g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 9.8g 7.56g Mulberry
Calories 43kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.1g g Horned melon
Fiber 1.7g g Mulberry
Calcium 39mg 13mg Mulberry
Iron 1.85mg 1.13mg Mulberry
Magnesium 18mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 38mg 37mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 123mg Mulberry
Sodium 10mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.12mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.06mg 0.02mg Mulberry
Vitamin A 25IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mulberry
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mulberry
Vitamin C 36.4mg 5.3mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.025mg Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.015mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.565mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 6µg 3µg Mulberry
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Mulberry
Vitamin K 7.8µg µg Mulberry
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 0.027g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mulberry 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
18
Mulberry
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
19
Mulberry
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
9%
Mulberry
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Mulberry
8%
Horned melon
Fats
2%
Mulberry
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.1g)
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 - 0.027g)

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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.