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Brussels sprout vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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.
Brussels sprout Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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
104
Brussels sprout
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
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
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Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains less Sodium -92%

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 +2935.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +618.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +660.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +979.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2935.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +618.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +660.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +447.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +979.3%

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
20%
Brussels sprout
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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 Brussels sprout Cucumber Opinion
Calories 43 15 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 0.65 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.11 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 2.8 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 3.63 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.28 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 16 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 147 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 13 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 1.67 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 0.5 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.041 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.2 Brussels sprout
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 69 24 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 754 105 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.03 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.027 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.033 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.098 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.259 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.04 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 16.4 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.005 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.032 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.005 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.019 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.021 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.029 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.029 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.006 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.019 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.022 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.01 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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