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Basil vs Garden rhubarb - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Basil and Garden rhubarb

  • Garden rhubarb contains less Vitamin K, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Calcium than Basil.
  • Basil's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 321% higher.
  • Garden rhubarb contains 53 times less Vitamin A RAE than Basil. Basil contains 264µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Garden rhubarb contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Basil, fresh and Rhubarb, raw.

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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 Calcium +105.8%
Contains more Iron +1340.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Zinc +710%
Contains more Copper +1733.3%
Equal in Potassium - 288
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 119% 46% 24% 27% 1% 23% 129%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Contains more Calcium +105.8%
Contains more Iron +1340.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Zinc +710%
Contains more Copper +1733.3%
Equal in Potassium - 288
Equal in Sodium - 4

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
Basil
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +5071.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.8%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 317% 16% 0% 60% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 51% 0% 1037%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 6% 0% 27% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74%
Contains more Vitamin A +5071.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.8%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Garden rhubarb
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Basil Garden rhubarb Opinion
Net carbs 1.05g 2.74g Garden rhubarb
Protein 3.15g 0.9g Basil
Fats 0.64g 0.2g Basil
Carbs 2.65g 4.54g Garden rhubarb
Calories 23kcal 21kcal Basil
Starch g g
Fructose 0.02g g Basil
Sugar 0.3g 1.1g Basil
Fiber 1.6g 1.8g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 177mg 86mg Basil
Iron 3.17mg 0.22mg Basil
Magnesium 64mg 12mg Basil
Phosphorus 56mg 14mg Basil
Potassium 295mg 288mg Basil
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 0.81mg 0.1mg Basil
Copper 0.385mg 0.021mg Basil
Vitamin A 5275IU 102IU Basil
Vitamin E 0.8mg 0.27mg Basil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18mg 8mg Basil
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.02mg Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.03mg Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902mg 0.3mg Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209mg 0.085mg Basil
Vitamin B6 0.155mg 0.024mg Basil
Folate 68µg 7µg Basil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 414.8µg 29.3µg Basil
Tryptophan 0.039mg mg Basil
Threonine 0.104mg mg Basil
Isoleucine 0.104mg mg Basil
Leucine 0.191mg mg Basil
Lysine 0.11mg mg Basil
Methionine 0.036mg mg Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13mg mg Basil
Valine 0.127mg mg Basil
Histidine 0.051mg mg Basil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.053g Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.039g Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389g 0.099g Basil

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Basil Garden rhubarb
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
131
Basil
12
Garden rhubarb
Mineral Summary Score
52
Basil
11
Garden rhubarb

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 food.
Protein
19%
Basil
5%
Garden rhubarb
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
5%
Garden rhubarb
Fats
3%
Basil
1%
Garden rhubarb

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Basil
Basil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Basil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172232/nutrients
  2. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.