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Chicory vs. Summer squash — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chicory and Summer squash

  • Chicory has more Fiber, however, Summer squash is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Summer squash's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 16% more.
  • Chicory contains 3 times more Fiber than Summer squash. Chicory contains 3.1g of Fiber, while Summer squash contains 1.1g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chicory, witloof, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +81.3%
Contains more Manganese +75%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Copper - 0.051
Equal in Selenium - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 9% 8% 12% 19% 1% 5% 17% 14% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17% 23% 2%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +81.3%
Contains more Manganese +75%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Copper - 0.051
Equal in Selenium - 0.2

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Folate +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +589.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +507.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +419%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 10% 16% 7% 3% 9% 10% 28% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 4% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.2%
Contains more Folate +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +589.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +507.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +419%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +19.4%
Contains more Protein +34.4%
Contains more Fats +80%
Contains more Other +29.2%
Equal in Water - 94.64
4% 95%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
3% 95%
Protein: 1.21 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 3.35 g
Water: 94.64 g
Other: 0.62 g
Contains more Carbs +19.4%
Contains more Protein +34.4%
Contains more Fats +80%
Contains more Other +29.2%
Equal in Water - 94.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +700%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +102.3%
34% 3% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.024 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
30% 11% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.044 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +700%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +102.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicory Summer squash
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicory Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 0.9g 2.25g Summer squash
Protein 0.9g 1.21g Summer squash
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Summer squash
Carbs 4g 3.35g Chicory
Calories 17kcal 16kcal Chicory
Fructose 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g Chicory
Fiber 3.1g 1.1g Chicory
Calcium 19mg 15mg Chicory
Iron 0.24mg 0.35mg Summer squash
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 26mg 38mg Summer squash
Potassium 211mg 262mg Summer squash
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.29mg Summer squash
Copper 0.051mg 0.051mg
Manganese 0.1mg 0.175mg Summer squash
Selenium 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin A 29IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 10µg Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin C 2.8mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.062mg 0.048mg Chicory
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.16mg 0.487mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.145mg 0.155mg Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Folate 37µg 29µg Chicory
Choline 6.7mg Summer squash
Vitamin K 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.011mg Chicory
Threonine 0.025mg 0.028mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.042mg Chicory
Leucine 0.039mg 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.035mg 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.005mg 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.022mg 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine 0.041mg 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.015mg 0.025mg Summer squash
Saturated Fat 0.024g 0.044g Chicory
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicory Summer squash
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Chicory
17%
Summer squash
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Chicory
12%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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 ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicory - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170404/nutrients
  2. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.