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Vegetable vs Summer squash - 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 - 0.013g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Vegetable Summer squash
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Vegetable Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
12
Vegetable
9
Summer squash

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 +134.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +69%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +134.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +69%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains more Potassium +55%
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 A +2038.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Contains more Vitamin A +2038.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 65 16 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 1.21 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 3.2 17 Summer squash
Carbs 13.09 3.35 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.35 Vegetable
Calcium 25 15 Vegetable
Potassium 169 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 22 17 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 2.2 Vegetable
Fiber 4.4 1.1 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.051 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.29 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 51 38 Vegetable
Sodium 35 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 4277 200 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.048 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.487 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.155 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 3 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.044 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.029 0.011 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.028 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.042 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.069 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.065 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.017 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.041 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.053 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.025 Vegetable
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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