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Pomelo vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pomelo and Horned melon?

  • Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C, yet Horned melon is richer in Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% higher.
  • Pomelo has 2 times more Potassium than Horned melon. Pomelo has 216mg of Potassium, while Horned melon has 123mg.

We used Pummelo, 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 Potassium +75.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +927.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 43% 29% 16% 11% 1% 14% 7%
Contains more Potassium +75.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +927.3%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Zinc +500%

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
Pomelo
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +1050.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +1737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +1050.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +1737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Horned melon Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 7.56g Pomelo
Protein 0.76g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.04g 1.26g Horned melon
Carbs 9.62g 7.56g Pomelo
Calories 38kcal 44kcal Horned melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1g g Pomelo
Calcium 4mg 13mg Horned melon
Iron 0.11mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Magnesium 6mg 40mg Horned melon
Phosphorus 17mg 37mg Horned melon
Potassium 216mg 123mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.08mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Copper 0.048mg 0.02mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 8IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 61mg 5.3mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.025mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.015mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.565mg Horned melon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.183mg Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Folate µg 3µg Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Pomelo
Vitamin K µg µg
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 0mg mg Horned melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pomelo 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
19
Pomelo
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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%
Pomelo
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
8%
Horned melon
Fats
0%
Pomelo
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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 - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horned melon
Horned melon is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.