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Endive vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Endive
Endive contains less Sugars (difference - 1.42g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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.
Endive Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Endive 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
92
Endive
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Endive
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
Endive
7
:
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +141.5%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +141.5%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
Endive
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1963.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1308.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1963.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1308.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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%
Endive
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Endive
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 Endive Cucumber Opinion
Calories 17 15 Endive
Protein 1.25 0.65 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.11 Endive
Vitamin C 6.5 2.8 Endive
Carbs 3.35 3.63 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.28 Endive
Calcium 52 16 Endive
Potassium 314 147 Endive
Magnesium 15 13 Endive
Sugars 0.25 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 3.1 0.5 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.041 Endive
Zinc 0.79 0.2 Endive
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 28 24 Endive
Sodium 22 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 2167 105 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 0.03 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.027 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.033 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.098 Endive
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.259 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.04 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 16.4 Endive
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.005 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.032 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.005
Threonine 0.05 0.019 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 0.021 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.029 Endive
Lysine 0.063 0.029 Endive
Methionine 0.014 0.006 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.019 Endive
Valine 0.063 0.022 Endive
Histidine 0.023 0.01 Endive
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