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Cucumber vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 Pumpkin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Pumpkin
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
53
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
12
Pumpkin

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
:
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +209.8%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +209.8%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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 K +1390.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8007.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1390.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8007.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.5%

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Cucumber
0%
Pumpkin

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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 Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 15 26 Pumpkin
Protein 0.65 1 Pumpkin
Fats 0.11 0.1 Cucumber
Vitamin C 2.8 9 Pumpkin
Carbs 3.63 6.5 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.8 Pumpkin
Calcium 16 21 Pumpkin
Potassium 147 340 Pumpkin
Magnesium 13 12 Cucumber
Sugars 1.67 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 0.5
Copper 0.041 0.127 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.2 0.32 Pumpkin
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 44 Pumpkin
Sodium 2 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 105 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.03 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.05 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.6 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.061 Pumpkin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 1.1 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.052 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.013 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.005 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.019 0.029 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.021 0.031 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.029 0.046 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.029 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.006 0.011 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.032 Pumpkin
Valine 0.022 0.035 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.01 0.016 Pumpkin
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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