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Cabbage vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Cabbage Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
44
Cabbage
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
7
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 +67.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Copper +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Contains more Iron +67.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains more Copper +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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 +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
Contains more Vitamin C +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105

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
8%
Cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
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 Cabbage Cucumber Opinion
Calories 25 15 Cabbage
Protein 1.28 0.65 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 36.6 2.8 Cabbage
Carbs 5.8 3.63 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.28 Cabbage
Calcium 40 16 Cabbage
Potassium 170 147 Cabbage
Magnesium 12 13 Cucumber
Sugars 3.2 1.67 Cabbage
Fiber 2.5 0.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.019 0.041 Cucumber
Zinc 0.18 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 26 24 Cabbage
Sodium 18 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 98 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.15 0.03 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.027 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.033 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.098 Cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 16.4 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.037 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.011 0.005 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 0.019 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 0.021 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 0.029 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 0.029 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 0.006 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.019 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 0.022 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 0.01 Cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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