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Mustard Greens vs Leek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sugars (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is cheaper?
Leek
Leek is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (20 mg)
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.
Mustard Greens Leek
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mustard Greens Leek
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
134
Mustard Greens
34
Leek
Mineral Summary Score
21
Mustard Greens
15
Leek

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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1
Leek
Contains more Calcium +94.9%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Iron +28%
Equal in Sodium - 20
Contains more Calcium +94.9%
Contains more Potassium +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Iron +28%
Equal in Sodium - 20

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
:
1
Leek
Contains more Vitamin C +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +447.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +447.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%

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
17%
Mustard Greens
9%
Leek
Carbohydrates
5%
Mustard Greens
14%
Leek
Fats
2%
Mustard Greens
1%
Leek

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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 Mustard Greens Leek Opinion
Calories 27 61 Leek
Protein 2.86 1.5 Mustard Greens
Fats 0.42 0.3 Mustard Greens
Vitamin C 70 12 Mustard Greens
Carbs 4.67 14.15 Leek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.64 2.1 Leek
Calcium 115 59 Mustard Greens
Potassium 384 180 Mustard Greens
Magnesium 32 28 Mustard Greens
Sugars 1.32 3.9 Leek
Fiber 3.2 1.8 Mustard Greens
Copper 0.165 0.12 Mustard Greens
Zinc 0.25 0.12 Mustard Greens
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Phosphorus 58 35 Mustard Greens
Sodium 20 20
Vitamin A 3024 1667 Mustard Greens
Vitamin E 2.01 0.92 Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.06 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.03 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.8 0.4 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.21 0.14 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.233 Leek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 257.5 47 Mustard Greens
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.01 0.04 Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.092 0.004 Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.166 Leek
Tryptophan 0.012 Leek
Threonine 0.063 Leek
Isoleucine 0.052 Leek
Leucine 0.096 Leek
Lysine 0.078 Leek
Methionine 0.018 Leek
Phenylalanine 0.055 Leek
Valine 0.056 Leek
Histidine 0.025 Leek
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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