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Sauerkraut vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut contains less Sugars (difference - 0.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 657mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
Sauerkraut Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Sauerkraut 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
13
Sauerkraut
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sauerkraut
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 +145%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Contains more Iron +145%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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 B6 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Contains more Vitamin B6 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

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%
Sauerkraut
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
4%
Sauerkraut
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Sauerkraut
0%
Jícama

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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 Sauerkraut Jícama Opinion
Calories 19 38 Jícama
Protein 0.91 0.72 Sauerkraut
Fats 0.14 0.09 Sauerkraut
Vitamin C 14.7 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 4.28 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.6 Sauerkraut
Calcium 30 12 Sauerkraut
Potassium 170 150 Sauerkraut
Magnesium 13 12 Sauerkraut
Sugars 1.78 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 2.9 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.096 0.048 Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.19 0.16 Sauerkraut
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Phosphorus 20 18 Sauerkraut
Sodium 661 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 18 21 Jícama
Vitamin E 0.14 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.02 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.029 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0.143 0.2 Jícama
Vitamin B5 0.093 0.135 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.042 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13 0.3 Sauerkraut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.005 Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.067 0.043 Sauerkraut
Tryptophan 0.008 Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.025 0.018 Sauerkraut
Isoleucine 0.021 0.016 Sauerkraut
Leucine 0.029 0.025 Sauerkraut
Lysine 0.031 0.026 Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.009 0.007 Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.023 0.017 Sauerkraut
Valine 0.03 0.022 Sauerkraut
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
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