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Napa cabbage vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Napa cabbage Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Napa cabbage 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
4
Napa cabbage
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
7
Napa cabbage
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
:
Contains more Iron +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +134.1%
Contains more Potassium +69%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +164.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +134.1%
Contains more Potassium +69%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%

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 C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +150.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +640%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +150.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +640%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04

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
7%
Napa cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
2%
Napa cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Napa cabbage
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 Napa cabbage Cucumber Opinion
Calories 12 15 Cucumber
Protein 1.1 0.65 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.17 0.11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 3.2 2.8 Napa cabbage
Carbs 2.23 3.63 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.74 0.28 Napa cabbage
Calcium 29 16 Napa cabbage
Potassium 87 147 Cucumber
Magnesium 8 13 Cucumber
Sugars 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 0.5 Cucumber
Copper 0.096 0.041 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.14 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 19 24 Cucumber
Sodium 11 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 263 105 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.466 0.098 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.035 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.04 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
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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