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Scallion vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arugula
Arugula is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arugula
Arugula contains less Sugars (difference - 0.28g)
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.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.
Scallion Arugula
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Scallion Arugula
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
82
Scallion
57
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
15
Scallion
22
Arugula

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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Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +135%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.46
Equal in Copper - 0.076
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +135%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.46
Equal in Copper - 0.076

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 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +138%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +482.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086
Contains more Vitamin C +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +138%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +482.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.086

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
11%
Scallion
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
7%
Scallion
4%
Arugula
Fats
1%
Scallion
3%
Arugula

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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 Scallion Arugula Opinion
Calories 32 25 Scallion
Protein 1.83 2.58 Arugula
Fats 0.19 0.66 Arugula
Vitamin C 18.8 15 Scallion
Carbs 7.34 3.65 Scallion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.48 1.46 Scallion
Calcium 72 160 Arugula
Potassium 276 369 Arugula
Magnesium 20 47 Arugula
Sugars 2.33 2.05 Scallion
Fiber 2.6 1.6 Scallion
Copper 0.083 0.076 Scallion
Zinc 0.39 0.47 Arugula
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Phosphorus 37 52 Arugula
Sodium 16 27 Scallion
Vitamin A 997 2373 Arugula
Vitamin E 0.55 0.43 Scallion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.044 Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.086 Arugula
Vitamin B3 0.525 0.305 Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.075 0.437 Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.073 Arugula
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 207 108.6 Scallion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.086 Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027 0.049 Arugula
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074 0.319 Arugula
Tryptophan 0.02 Scallion
Threonine 0.072 Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077 Scallion
Leucine 0.109 Scallion
Lysine 0.091 Scallion
Methionine 0.02 Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.059 Scallion
Valine 0.081 Scallion
Histidine 0.032 Scallion
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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