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Pumpkin vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Pumpkin Summer squash
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals 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
Pumpkin Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
12
Pumpkin
9
Summer squash

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 +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Copper +149%
Contains more Zinc +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.29
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Copper +149%
Contains more Zinc +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.29

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 +4156.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048
Contains more Vitamin A +4156.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
3%
Summer squash
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 26 16 Pumpkin
Protein 1 1.21 Summer squash
Fats 0.1 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 9 17 Summer squash
Carbs 6.5 3.35 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.35 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 15 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 262 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 17 Summer squash
Sugars 2.76 2.2 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 1.1 Summer squash
Copper 0.127 0.051 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.29 Pumpkin
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Phosphorus 44 38 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 2 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 200 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.12 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.048 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.487 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.155 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 3 Summer squash
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.028 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.046 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.054 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.011 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.035 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.016 0.025 Summer squash
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