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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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Equal in Potassium - 123
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +527.8%
Contains more Magnesium +471.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.3%
Contains more Zinc +380%
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 A +488%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 11%
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 B2 +73.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +488%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 7.56g Pear
Protein 0.36g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.14g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 15.23g 7.56g Pear
Calories 57kcal 44kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose 6.42g g Pear
Sugar 9.75g g Horned melon
Fiber 3.1g g Pear
Calcium 9mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.18mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 7mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 12mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 116mg 123mg Horned melon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.082mg 0.02mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pear
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pear
Vitamin C 4.3mg 5.3mg Horned melon
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.025mg Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.015mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate 7µg 3µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Pear
Vitamin K 4.4µg µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg mg Pear
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear 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
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

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 Sugar?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
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 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.

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.