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Cucumber vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Pea
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
9
Cucumber
40
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
20
Pea

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
:
7
Pea
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +425%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Magnesium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +329.3%
Contains more Zinc +520%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +425%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Magnesium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +329.3%
Contains more Zinc +520%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%

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
:
8
Pea
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149%
Contains more Vitamin C +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +885.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2032.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149%
Contains more Vitamin C +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +885.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2032.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +51.2%

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
4%
Cucumber
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Cucumber
2%
Pea

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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 Cucumber Pea Opinion
Calories 15 81 Pea
Protein 0.65 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.11 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 2.8 40 Pea
Carbs 3.63 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 1.47 Pea
Calcium 16 25 Pea
Potassium 147 244 Pea
Magnesium 13 33 Pea
Sugars 1.67 5.67 Pea
Fiber 0.5 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.041 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.2 1.24 Pea
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 108 Pea
Sodium 2 5 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.03 0.13 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 0.098 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.104 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.169 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 24.8 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.071 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.005 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.019 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.021 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.029 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.029 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.006 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.022 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.01 0.107 Pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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