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Shallot vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 6.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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.
Shallot Cucumber
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Shallot 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
10
Shallot
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
15
Shallot
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 +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.2%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Copper +114.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.2%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Copper +114.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%

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
15%
Shallot
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Shallot
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 Shallot Cucumber Opinion
Calories 72 15 Shallot
Protein 2.5 0.65 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 8 2.8 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 3.63 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.28 Shallot
Calcium 37 16 Shallot
Potassium 334 147 Shallot
Magnesium 21 13 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 1.67 Shallot
Fiber 3.2 0.5 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.041 Shallot
Zinc 0.4 0.2 Shallot
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 60 24 Shallot
Sodium 12 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 4 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.04 0.03 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.027 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.098 Shallot
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.259 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.037 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.005 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.032 Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028 0.005 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 0.019 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.021 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.029 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.029 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.006 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.019 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.022 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.01 Shallot
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