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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, 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 than Basil. Basil contains 264µg of Vitamin A, 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
Basil
7
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Contains more Iron +1340.9%
Contains more Calcium +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +1733.3%
Contains more Zinc +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Equal in Potassium - 288
Equal in Sodium - 4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 119% 54% 27% 46% 129% 23% 24% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +1340.9%
Contains more Calcium +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +1733.3%
Contains more Zinc +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
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 C +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +5071.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
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 Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Folate +871.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 317% 16% 0% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 0% 1037% 51%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 7% 6% 0% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +5071.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
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 Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Folate +871.4%

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

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

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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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.