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Cucumber vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cucumber and Endive different?

  • Endive is higher than Cucumber in Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, Fiber, Iron, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Endive covers your daily need of Vitamin K 179% more than Cucumber.

Cucumber, with peel, raw and Endive, raw types were used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +141.5%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +141.5%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

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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9
Endive
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1963.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1308.5%
Contains more Folate +1928.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1963.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1308.5%
Contains more Folate +1928.6%

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
9
Cucumber
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
19
Endive

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
4%
Cucumber
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
3%
Endive
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Endive

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.
Cucumber Endive
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

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is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Endive
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 richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.42g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Endive Opinion
Calories 15 17 Endive
Protein 0.65 1.25 Endive
Fats 0.11 0.2 Endive
Vitamin C 2.8 6.5 Endive
Net carbs 3.130000114440918 0.25 Cucumber
Carbs 3.63 3.35 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.83 Endive
Calcium 16 52 Endive
Potassium 147 314 Endive
Magnesium 13 15 Endive
Sugar 1.67 0.25 Endive
Fiber 0.5 3.1 Endive
Copper 0.041 0.099 Endive
Zinc 0.2 0.79 Endive
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 28 Endive
Sodium 2 22 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 2167 Endive
Vitamin E 0.03 0.44 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.08 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.075 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.4 Endive
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.9 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.02 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 231 Endive
Folate 7 142 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.048 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.004 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.087 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.005
Threonine 0.019 0.05 Endive
Isoleucine 0.021 0.072 Endive
Leucine 0.029 0.098 Endive
Lysine 0.029 0.063 Endive
Methionine 0.006 0.014 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.053 Endive
Valine 0.022 0.063 Endive
Histidine 0.01 0.023 Endive
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/nutrients
  2. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.