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Pumpkin vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
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.
Pumpkin Cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin 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
53
Pumpkin
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
12
Pumpkin
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
:
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +209.8%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +209.8%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 13

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 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8007.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1390.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8007.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1390.9%

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
6%
Pumpkin
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
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 Pumpkin Cucumber Opinion
Calories 26 15 Pumpkin
Protein 1 0.65 Pumpkin
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 9 2.8 Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5 3.63 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.28 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 16 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 147 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 13 Cucumber
Sugars 2.76 1.67 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 0.5
Copper 0.127 0.041 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.2 Pumpkin
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 44 24 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 2 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 105 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.03 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.027 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.033 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.098 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.259 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.04 Pumpkin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.005 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.012 0.005 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.019 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 0.021 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 0.029 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 0.029 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.019 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 0.022 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 0.01 Pumpkin
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