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Pickled cucumber vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 1204mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jícama
Jícama is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jícama
Jícama is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Pickled cucumber Jícama
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pickled cucumber Jícama
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
17
Pickled cucumber
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
22
Pickled cucumber
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
:
Contains more Copper +77.1%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +77.1%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%

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 A +809.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +809.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.7%

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
2%
Pickled cucumber
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
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 Pickled cucumber Jícama Opinion
Calories 11 38 Jícama
Protein 0.33 0.72 Jícama
Fats 0.2 0.09 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 1 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 2.26 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.6 Jícama
Calcium 0 12 Jícama
Potassium 23 150 Jícama
Magnesium 4 12 Jícama
Sugars 1.06 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 1.2 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.085 0.048 Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.02 0.16 Jícama
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Phosphorus 14 18 Jícama
Sodium 1208 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 191 21 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.02 Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.01 0.029 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0 0.2 Jícama
Vitamin B5 0.038 0.135 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.042 Jícama
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 0.3 Pickled cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003 0.005 Jícama
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081 0.043 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003 Pickled cucumber
Threonine 0.009 0.018 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.01 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.014 0.025 Jícama
Lysine 0.014 0.026 Jícama
Methionine 0.003 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.017 Jícama
Valine 0.011 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.005 0.019 Jícama
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