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Chinese cabbage vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage 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.
Chinese cabbage Cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Chinese cabbage 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
60
Chinese cabbage
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
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 +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2

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 +1507.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4155.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1507.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4155.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
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 Chinese cabbage Cucumber Opinion
Calories 13 15 Cucumber
Protein 1.5 0.65 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.11 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 2.8 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 3.63 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.28 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 16 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 147 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 13 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.18 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 1 0.5 Chinese cabbage
Copper 0.021 0.041 Cucumber
Zinc 0.19 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 37 24 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 4468 105 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.03 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.033 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.098 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.04 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 16.4 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.037 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.005 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.032 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.005 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.019 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 0.021 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.029 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.029 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.006 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.019 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 0.022 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.01 Chinese cabbage
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