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Soursop vs Horned melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Soursop and Horned melon?

  • Soursop is richer in Vitamin C, and Copper, yet Horned melon is richer in Iron.
  • Soursop's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 17% higher.
  • Soursop has 4 times more Copper than Horned melon. Soursop has 0.086mg of Copper, while Horned melon has 0.02mg.

We used Soursop, 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 +126%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 4% 11% 29% 7% 14% 16% 1%
Contains more Potassium +126%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Iron +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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
Soursop
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +288.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7250%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 11%
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 +288.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.3%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7250%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soursop Horned melon Opinion
Calories 66kcal 44kcal Soursop
Protein 1g 1.78g Horned melon
Fats 0.3g 1.26g Horned melon
Vitamin C 20.6mg 5.3mg Soursop
Net carbs 13.54g 7.56g Soursop
Carbs 16.84g 7.56g Soursop
Cholesterol 0mg mg Horned melon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Soursop
Iron 0.6mg 1.13mg Horned melon
Calcium 14mg 13mg Soursop
Potassium 278mg 123mg Soursop
Magnesium 21mg 40mg Horned melon
Sugar 13.54g g Horned melon
Fiber 3.3g g Soursop
Copper 0.086mg 0.02mg Soursop
Zinc 0.1mg 0.48mg Horned melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 27mg 37mg Horned melon
Sodium 14mg 2mg Horned melon
Vitamin A 2IU 147IU Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Soursop
Vitamin D 0µg µg Soursop
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.025mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.015mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.565mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253mg 0.183mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.059mg 0.063mg Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Soursop
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Soursop
Folate 14µg 3µg Soursop
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.051g g Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09g g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g g Soursop
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Soursop
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.06mg mg Soursop
Methionine 0.007mg mg Soursop
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soursop Horned melon
Low Calories diet ok
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
13
Soursop
6
Horned melon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Soursop
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%
Soursop
11%
Horned melon
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
8%
Horned melon
Fats
1%
Soursop
6%
Horned melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soursop
Soursop 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 - 13.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
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.

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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.