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Onion vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 2.44g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
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.
Onion Jícama
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index 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
Onion Jícama
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
6
Onion
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
6
Onion
6
Jícama

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
Onion
3
:
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.1%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +23.1%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Equal in Zinc - 0.16
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.1%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +23.1%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Equal in Zinc - 0.16
Equal in Sodium - 4

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
Onion
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin A +950%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.135
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin A +950%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.135

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%
Onion
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
9%
Jícama
Fats
0%
Onion
0%
Jícama

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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 Onion Jícama Opinion
Calories 40 38 Onion
Protein 1.1 0.72 Onion
Fats 0.1 0.09 Onion
Vitamin C 7.4 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 9.34 8.82 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.6 Jícama
Calcium 23 12 Onion
Potassium 146 150 Jícama
Magnesium 10 12 Jícama
Sugars 4.24 1.8 Onion
Fiber 1.7 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.039 0.048 Jícama
Zinc 0.17 0.16 Onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 18 Onion
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 2 21 Jícama
Vitamin E 0.02 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.02 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.029 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.2 Jícama
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.135 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.042 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0.3 Onion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.005 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.043 Jícama
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 0.018 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 0.025
Lysine 0.039 0.026 Onion
Methionine 0.002 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.025 0.017 Onion
Valine 0.021 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.014 0.019 Jícama
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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