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Watercress vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watercress
Watercress contains less Sugars (difference - 1.12g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watercress
Watercress is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
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)

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.
Watercress Mustard Greens
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Watercress Mustard Greens
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
119
Watercress
134
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
15
Watercress
21
Mustard Greens

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 +720%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +127.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.2%
Equal in Calcium - 115
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Contains more Iron +720%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +127.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.2%
Equal in Calcium - 115
Equal in Phosphorus - 58

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 B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +101%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 3024
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin K - 257.5
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +101%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 3024
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin K - 257.5

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
14%
Watercress
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
1%
Watercress
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
0%
Watercress
2%
Mustard Greens

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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 Watercress Mustard Greens Opinion
Calories 11 27 Mustard Greens
Protein 2.3 2.86 Mustard Greens
Fats 0.1 0.42 Mustard Greens
Vitamin C 43 70 Mustard Greens
Carbs 1.29 4.67 Mustard Greens
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 1.64 Mustard Greens
Calcium 120 115 Watercress
Potassium 330 384 Mustard Greens
Magnesium 21 32 Mustard Greens
Sugars 0.2 1.32 Mustard Greens
Fiber 0.5 3.2 Mustard Greens
Copper 0.077 0.165 Mustard Greens
Zinc 0.11 0.25 Mustard Greens
Starch
Phosphorus 60 58 Watercress
Sodium 41 20 Mustard Greens
Vitamin A 3191 3024 Watercress
Vitamin E 1 2.01 Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.08 Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.11 Watercress
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.8 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.31 0.21 Watercress
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.18 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 250 257.5 Mustard Greens
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.01 Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.092 Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035 0.038 Mustard Greens
Tryptophan 0.03 Watercress
Threonine 0.133 Watercress
Isoleucine 0.093 Watercress
Leucine 0.166 Watercress
Lysine 0.134 Watercress
Methionine 0.02 Watercress
Phenylalanine 0.114 Watercress
Valine 0.137 Watercress
Histidine 0.04 Watercress
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