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Nectarine vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Nectarine and Horned melon

  • Nectarine has more Copper, however Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Horned melon's daily need coverage for Iron is 11% more.
  • Nectarine contains 4 times more Copper than Horned melon. Nectarine contains 0.086mg of Copper, while Horned melon contains 0.02mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nectarines, 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 Potassium +63.4%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Potassium +63.4%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Zinc +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%

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 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.183
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
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 A +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5.3
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.
Nectarine Horned melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Horned melon Opinion
Calories 44kcal 44kcal
Protein 1.06g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.32g 1.26g Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.4mg 5.3mg Nectarine
Net carbs 8.85g 7.56g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 7.56g Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Nectarine
Iron 0.28mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Calcium 6mg 13mg Horned melon
Potassium 201mg 123mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 40mg Horned melon
Sugar 7.89g g Horned melon
Fiber 1.7g g Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.02mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 37mg Horned melon
Sodium 0mg 2mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 147IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg µg Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.025mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.015mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.565mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.183mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Nectarine
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Nectarine
Folate 5µg 3µg Nectarine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g g Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg mg Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Horned melon
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
10
Nectarine
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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
6%
Nectarine
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Nectarine
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals

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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.