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Garden rhubarb vs Leek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Leek
Leek is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Leek
Leek is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leek
Leek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sugars (difference - 2.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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.
Garden rhubarb Leek
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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
Garden rhubarb Leek
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
15
Garden rhubarb
34
Leek
Mineral Summary Score
9
Garden rhubarb
15
Leek

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
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5
Leek
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%

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
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8
Leek
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +1534.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +870.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +1534.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +870.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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
5%
Garden rhubarb
9%
Leek
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
14%
Leek
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
1%
Leek

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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 Garden rhubarb Leek Opinion
Calories 21 61 Leek
Protein 0.9 1.5 Leek
Fats 0.2 0.3 Leek
Vitamin C 8 12 Leek
Carbs 4.54 14.15 Leek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 2.1 Leek
Calcium 86 59 Garden rhubarb
Potassium 288 180 Garden rhubarb
Magnesium 12 28 Leek
Sugars 1.1 3.9 Leek
Fiber 1.8 1.8
Copper 0.021 0.12 Leek
Zinc 0.1 0.12 Leek
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Phosphorus 14 35 Leek
Sodium 4 20 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 1667 Leek
Vitamin E 0.27 0.92 Leek
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.06 Leek
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.03
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.4 Leek
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.14 Leek
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.233 Leek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 47 Leek
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.04 Leek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.004 Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.166 Leek
Tryptophan 0.012 Leek
Threonine 0.063 Leek
Isoleucine 0.052 Leek
Leucine 0.096 Leek
Lysine 0.078 Leek
Methionine 0.018 Leek
Phenylalanine 0.055 Leek
Valine 0.056 Leek
Histidine 0.025 Leek
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
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