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Beetroot vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 5.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Beetroot
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
6
Cucumber

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 +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +121.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +121.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Calcium - 16

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +240.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +8100%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +240.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +8100%

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 the food
Protein
10%
Beetroot
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Cucumber

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beetroot Cucumber Opinion
Calories 43 15 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 0.65 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.11 Beetroot
Vitamin C 4.9 2.8 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 3.63 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.28 Beetroot
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 325 147 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 13 Beetroot
Sugars 6.76 1.67 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 0.5 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.041 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.2 Beetroot
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 40 24 Beetroot
Sodium 78 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 33 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.04 0.03 Beetroot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.027 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.033 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.098 Beetroot
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.037 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.005 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.032 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019 0.005 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 0.019 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 0.021 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 0.029 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 0.029 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 0.006 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.019 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 0.022 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 0.01 Beetroot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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