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Summer squash vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1206mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.14g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Pickled cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Pickled cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
17
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
22
Pickled 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
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Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1039.1%
Contains more Magnesium +325%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1039.1%
Contains more Magnesium +325%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2322.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191
Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2322.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191

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
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Summer squash
1%
Pickled 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 Summer squash Pickled cucumber Opinion
Calories 16 11 Summer squash
Protein 1.21 0.33 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.2 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 17 1 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 2.26 Summer squash
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.4 Pickled cucumber
Calcium 15 0 Summer squash
Potassium 262 23 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 4 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 1.06 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 1.2 Pickled cucumber
Copper 0.051 0.085 Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.29 0.02 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 38 14 Summer squash
Sodium 2 1208 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 191 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.09 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.01 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.038 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.009 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 47 Pickled cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.052 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.003 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.081 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.003 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 0.009 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 0.01 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.014 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.014 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.003 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.009 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.011 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.005 Summer squash
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