foodstruct logo
Find food by nutritional value | Diet analysis

Pumpkin vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
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 - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin 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
53
Pumpkin
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
12
Pumpkin
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 Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Copper +164.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains more Copper +164.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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 +40438.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +40438.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +124.4%

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%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
9%
Jícama
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
0%
Jícama

People also compare

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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 26 38 Jícama
Protein 1 0.72 Pumpkin
Fats 0.1 0.09 Pumpkin
Vitamin C 9 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 6.5 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.6 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 12 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 150 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 12
Sugars 2.76 1.8 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.127 0.048 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.16 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 44 18 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 4 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 21 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.46 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.02 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.029 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.2 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.135 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.042 Pumpkin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 0.3 Pumpkin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.005 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.043 Jícama
Tryptophan 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.018 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 0.016 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 0.025 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 0.026 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.007 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.017 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 0.022 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 0.019 Jícama
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.