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Persimmon vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Persimmon and Horned melon?

  • Horned melon has less Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 67% higher.
  • Persimmon has 3 times more Potassium than Horned melon. Persimmon has 310mg of Potassium, while Horned melon has 123mg.

We used Persimmons, native, raw and Horned melon (Kiwano) types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +121.2%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +152%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Iron +121.2%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Potassium +152%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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 C +1145.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +1145.3%

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
Persimmon
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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
5%
Persimmon
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
8%
Horned melon
Fats
2%
Persimmon
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.
Persimmon Horned melon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Persimmon 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?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Horned melon
Horned melon is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Horned melon Opinion
Calories 127 44 Persimmon
Protein 0.8 1.78 Horned melon
Fats 0.4 1.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 66 5.3 Persimmon
Carbs 33.5 7.56 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D
Iron 2.5 1.13 Persimmon
Calcium 27 13 Persimmon
Potassium 310 123 Persimmon
Magnesium 40 Horned melon
Sugar
Fiber
Copper 0.02 Horned melon
Zinc 0.48 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 26 37 Horned melon
Sodium 1 2 Persimmon
Vitamin A 147 Horned melon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.025 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015 Horned melon
Vitamin B3 0.565 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Persimmon
Vitamin K
Folate 3 Horned melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
Fructose

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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.