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Rapini vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rapini and Cucumber

  • Cucumber contains less Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Calcium than Rapini.
  • Rapini's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 173% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 54 times less Vitamin E than Rapini. Rapini contains 1.62mg of Vitamin E , while Cucumber contains 0.03mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Broccoli raab, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +575%
Contains more Iron +664.3%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +285%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.041
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 33% 81% 16% 32% 18% 5% 22% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Iron +664.3%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +285%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.041

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
Rapini
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +2397.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5300%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +327.5%
Contains more Folate +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1265.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 158% 33% 0% 68% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 63% 0% 560%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +2397.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5300%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +327.5%
Contains more Folate +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1265.9%

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.
Rapini Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rapini Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 0.15g 3.13g Cucumber
Protein 3.17g 0.65g Rapini
Fats 0.49g 0.11g Rapini
Carbs 2.85g 3.63g Cucumber
Calories 22kcal 15kcal Rapini
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose 0.17g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 0.38g 1.67g Rapini
Fiber 2.7g 0.5g Rapini
Calcium 108mg 16mg Rapini
Iron 2.14mg 0.28mg Rapini
Magnesium 22mg 13mg Rapini
Phosphorus 73mg 24mg Rapini
Potassium 196mg 147mg Rapini
Sodium 33mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.77mg 0.2mg Rapini
Copper 0.042mg 0.041mg Rapini
Vitamin A 2622IU 105IU Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62mg 0.03mg Rapini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 2.8mg Rapini
Vitamin B1 0.162mg 0.027mg Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129mg 0.033mg Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.221mg 0.098mg Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.259mg Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171mg 0.04mg Rapini
Folate 83µg 7µg Rapini
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 224µg 16.4µg Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.005mg Rapini
Threonine 0.106mg 0.019mg Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104mg 0.021mg Rapini
Leucine 0.17mg 0.029mg Rapini
Lysine 0.198mg 0.029mg Rapini
Methionine 0.048mg 0.006mg Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128mg 0.019mg Rapini
Valine 0.153mg 0.022mg Rapini
Histidine 0.066mg 0.01mg Rapini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.005g Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13g 0.032g Rapini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rapini Cucumber
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
86
Rapini
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
27
Rapini
8
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
19%
Rapini
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
4%
Cucumber
Fats
2%
Rapini
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.