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Potato vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Potato Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato 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
16
Potato
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
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
Potato
6
:
Contains more Iron +189.3%
Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +168.3%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +189.3%
Contains more Potassium +189.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +168.3%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Potato
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +603.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +982.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +645%
Contains more Vitamin A +5150%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +720%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +603.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +982.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +645%
Contains more Vitamin A +5150%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +720%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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
12%
Potato
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Potato
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 Potato Cucumber Opinion
Calories 77 15 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.65 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 19.7 2.8 Potato
Carbs 17.49 3.63 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.28 Potato
Calcium 12 16 Cucumber
Potassium 425 147 Potato
Magnesium 23 13 Potato
Sugars 0.82 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 2.1 0.5 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.041 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.2 Potato
Starch 15.29 0.83 Potato
Phosphorus 57 24 Potato
Sodium 6 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 2 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.01 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.027 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.098 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.259 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.04 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.037 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.005 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.032 Potato
Tryptophan 0.021 0.005 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.019 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.021 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.029 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.029 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.006 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.019 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.022 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.01 Potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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