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Broccoli vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Broccoli and Pickled cucumber

  • Broccoli is higher than Pickled cucumber in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 98% higher.
  • Broccoli has 63 times more Folate than Pickled cucumber. While Broccoli has 63µg of Folate, Pickled cucumber has only 1µg.
  • Broccoli has less Sodium.

The food types used in this comparison are Broccoli, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +1273.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Zinc +1950%
Contains more Copper +73.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +1273.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Zinc +1950%
Contains more Copper +73.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +8820%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1070%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1844.4%
Contains more Folate +6200%
Contains more Vitamin K +116.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
Contains more Vitamin A +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +8820%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1070%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1844.4%
Contains more Folate +6200%
Contains more Vitamin K +116.2%

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.
Broccoli Pickled cucumber
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 1.06g Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 0.33g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 2.26g Broccoli
Calories 34kcal 11kcal Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 1.06g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 2.6g 1.2g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 0mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 0.4mg Broccoli
Magnesium 21mg 4mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 14mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 23mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 1208mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.41mg 0.02mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 623IU 191IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.09mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 1mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.01mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.009mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 1µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 47µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.003mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.009mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.01mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg 0.014mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.014mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.003mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.009mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.011mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.005mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.052g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.003g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.081g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Pickled cucumber
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
65
Broccoli
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
27
Pickled cucumber

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
17%
Broccoli
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 1175mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.