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Cauliflower vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 0.59g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Cauliflower Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cauliflower Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
9
Zucchini

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 +13.5%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Iron +13.5%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +169.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.045
Contains more Vitamin C +169.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.045

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 25 17 Cauliflower
Protein 1.92 1.21 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 48.2 17.9 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 3.11 Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.37 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 16 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 261 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 18 Zucchini
Sugars 1.91 2.5 Zucchini
Fiber 2 1 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.053 Zucchini
Zinc 0.27 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 44 38 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 0 200 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.045 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.451 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.204 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.163 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 4.3 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.084 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.011 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.091 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.02 0.01 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.029 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.044 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.071 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.067 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.018 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.043 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.054 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.026 Cauliflower
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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