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Cauliflower vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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.
Cauliflower 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
Cauliflower 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
31
Cauliflower
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
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 +50%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.041
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.041

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 +1621.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 16.4
Contains more Vitamin C +1621.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 16.4

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
12%
Cauliflower
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
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 Cauliflower Cucumber Opinion
Calories 25 15 Cauliflower
Protein 1.92 0.65 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.11 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 2.8 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 3.63 Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.28 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 16 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 147 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 13 Cauliflower
Sugars 1.91 1.67 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 0.5 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.041 Cucumber
Zinc 0.27 0.2 Cauliflower
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 44 24 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 0 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.08 0.03 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.027 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.033 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.098 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.259 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.04 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.005 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.02 0.005 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.019 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.021 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.029 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.029 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.006 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.019 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.022 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.01 Cauliflower
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