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Naranjilla vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Naranjilla and Horned melon

  • Naranjilla is higher in Vitamin B3, however Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Naranjilla has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Horned melon. While Naranjilla has 1.45mg of Vitamin B3, Horned melon has only 0.565mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened 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 Potassium +62.6%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +222.9%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Potassium +62.6%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +222.9%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +380%

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 A +286.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
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 +286.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 3

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.
Naranjilla 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 Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Naranjilla Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 4.8g 7.56g Horned melon
Protein 0.44g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.22g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 5.9g 7.56g Horned melon
Calories 25kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.04g g Naranjilla
Sugar 3.74g g Horned melon
Fiber 1.1g g Naranjilla
Calcium 8mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.35mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 11mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 12mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 200mg 123mg Naranjilla
Sodium 4mg 2mg Horned melon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.028mg 0.02mg Naranjilla
Vitamin A 568IU 147IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.75mg mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 5.3mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.025mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.015mg Horned melon
Vitamin B3 1.45mg 0.565mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.22mg 0.183mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.063mg Naranjilla
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K 14.6µg µg Naranjilla
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 mg mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

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Naranjilla 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
15
Naranjilla
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Naranjilla
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
3%
Naranjilla
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
6%
Naranjilla
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Naranjilla
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.