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Zucchini vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 4.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Zucchini Beetroot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini Beetroot
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
15
Zucchini
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
13
Beetroot

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 less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +41.5%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.35
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +41.5%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Zinc - 0.35
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

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 +265.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2050%
Contains more Vitamin C +265.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2050%

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%
Zucchini
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Beetroot

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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 Zucchini Beetroot Opinion
Calories 17 43 Beetroot
Protein 1.21 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.32 0.17 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 4.9 Zucchini
Carbs 3.11 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 16 16
Potassium 261 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 18 23 Beetroot
Sugars 2.5 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 1 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.053 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.32 0.35 Beetroot
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 40 Beetroot
Sodium 8 78 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 33 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12 0.04 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.031 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.04 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.334 Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.155 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.067 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 0.2 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.06 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.029 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.044 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.071 0.068 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.058 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.018
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.054 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.026 0.021 Zucchini
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