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Vegetable vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 1.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Vegetable Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable 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
36
Vegetable
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
12
Vegetable
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
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Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +192.9%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%

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 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3973.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +768.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85%
Contains more Vitamin K +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3973.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +768.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85%
Contains more Vitamin K +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.5%

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
17%
Vegetable
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Vegetable
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 Vegetable Cucumber Opinion
Calories 65 15 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 0.65 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.11 Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2 2.8 Vegetable
Carbs 13.09 3.63 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.28 Vegetable
Calcium 25 16 Vegetable
Potassium 169 147 Vegetable
Magnesium 22 13 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 1.67 Vegetable
Fiber 4.4 0.5 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.041 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.2 Vegetable
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 51 24 Vegetable
Sodium 35 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 4277 105 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.03 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.027 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.033 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.098 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.04 Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 16.4 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.037 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.005 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.032 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029 0.005 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.019 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.021 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.029 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.029 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.006 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.019 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.022 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.01 Vegetable
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