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Scallion vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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 Lettuce
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Scallion Lettuce
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
85
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
15
Scallion
9
Lettuce

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 +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +186.2%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +186.2%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +642.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin C +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +642.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08

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
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
7%
Scallion
3%
Lettuce
Fats
1%
Scallion
1%
Lettuce

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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 Lettuce Opinion
Calories 32 15 Scallion
Protein 1.83 1.36 Scallion
Fats 0.19 0.15 Scallion
Vitamin C 18.8 9.2 Scallion
Carbs 7.34 2.87 Scallion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.48 0.86 Scallion
Calcium 72 36 Scallion
Potassium 276 194 Scallion
Magnesium 20 13 Scallion
Sugars 2.33 0.78 Scallion
Fiber 2.6 1.3 Scallion
Copper 0.083 0.029 Scallion
Zinc 0.39 0.18 Scallion
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 37 29 Scallion
Sodium 16 28 Scallion
Vitamin A 997 7405 Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.55 0.22 Scallion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.08
Vitamin B3 0.525 0.375 Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.075 0.134 Lettuce
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.09 Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 207 126.3 Scallion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027 0.006 Scallion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074 0.082 Lettuce
Tryptophan 0.02 0.009 Scallion
Threonine 0.072 0.059 Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077 0.084 Lettuce
Leucine 0.109 0.079 Scallion
Lysine 0.091 0.084 Scallion
Methionine 0.02 0.016 Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.059 0.055 Scallion
Valine 0.081 0.07 Scallion
Histidine 0.032 0.022 Scallion
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