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Summer squash vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 3.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Summer squash Pea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Summer squash Pea
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
16
Summer squash
40
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
20
Pea

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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6
Pea
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +245.1%
Contains more Zinc +327.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.2%
Equal in Potassium - 244
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +245.1%
Contains more Zinc +327.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.2%
Equal in Potassium - 244

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
:
6
Pea
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin C +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +726.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.132
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin C +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +726.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.132

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
7%
Summer squash
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Summer squash
2%
Pea

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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 Summer squash Pea Opinion
Calories 16 81 Pea
Protein 1.21 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.18 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 17 40 Pea
Carbs 3.35 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 1.47 Pea
Calcium 15 25 Pea
Potassium 262 244 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 33 Pea
Sugars 2.2 5.67 Pea
Fiber 1.1 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.051 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.29 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 38 108 Pea
Sodium 2 5 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.12 0.13 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.132 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.104 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.169 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 24.8 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.071 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.011 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.028 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.042 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.069 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.065 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.017 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.053 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.025 0.107 Pea
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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