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Pear vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pear and Horned melon

  • Pear has more Copper, while Horned melon has more Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Horned melon covers your daily need of Iron 12% more than Pear.
  • Pear contains 4 times more Copper than Horned melon. While Pear contains 0.082mg of Copper, Horned melon contains only 0.02mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pears, 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 Copper +310%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Equal in Potassium - 123

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
Pear
6
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 2% 3% 0% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 0% 11% 6%
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 B2 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%

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
5
Pear
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
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
2%
Pear
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Pear
6%
Horned melon

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

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Pear Horned melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 - 9.75g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Horned melon Opinion
Calories 57 44 Pear
Protein 0.36 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.14 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 4.3 5.3 Horned melon
Carbs 15.23 7.56 Pear
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Iron 0.18 1.13 Horned melon
Calcium 9 13 Horned melon
Potassium 116 123 Horned melon
Magnesium 7 40 Horned melon
Sugar 9.75 Horned melon
Fiber 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.082 0.02 Pear
Zinc 0.1 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 12 37 Horned melon
Sodium 1 2 Pear
Vitamin A 25 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.12 Pear
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.015 Pear
Vitamin B3 0.161 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.049 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Pear
Vitamin K 4.4 Pear
Folate 7 3 Pear
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.002 Pear
Threonine 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.017 Pear
Methionine 0.002 Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.002 Pear
Fructose 6.42 Pear

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. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/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.