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Cucumber vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cucumber and Pickled cucumber?

  • Cucumber has less Vitamin K than Pickled cucumber.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% higher.
  • Cucumber has 6 times more Potassium than Pickled cucumber. Cucumber has 147mg of Potassium, while Pickled cucumber has 23mg.
  • Cucumber contains less Sodium.

We used Cucumber, with peel, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour types in this comparison.

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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 Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +539.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Copper +107.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +539.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Copper +107.3%

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 C +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +186.6%
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%
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 C +180%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +186.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 3.13g 1.06g Cucumber
Protein 0.65g 0.33g Cucumber
Fats 0.11g 0.2g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 3.63g 2.26g Cucumber
Calories 15kcal 11kcal Cucumber
Starch 0.83g g Cucumber
Fructose 0.87g g Cucumber
Sugar 1.67g 1.06g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 0.5g 1.2g Pickled cucumber
Calcium 16mg 0mg Cucumber
Iron 0.28mg 0.4mg Pickled cucumber
Magnesium 13mg 4mg Cucumber
Phosphorus 24mg 14mg Cucumber
Potassium 147mg 23mg Cucumber
Sodium 2mg 1208mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.2mg 0.02mg Cucumber
Copper 0.041mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 105IU 191IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.09mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.8mg 1mg Cucumber
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0mg Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.098mg 0mg Cucumber
Vitamin B5 0.259mg 0.038mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.009mg Cucumber
Folate 7µg 1µg Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.003mg Cucumber
Threonine 0.019mg 0.009mg Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Leucine 0.029mg 0.014mg Cucumber
Lysine 0.029mg 0.014mg Cucumber
Methionine 0.006mg 0.003mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.009mg Cucumber
Valine 0.022mg 0.011mg Cucumber
Histidine 0.01mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.052g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.003g Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032g 0.081g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Pickled 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
9
Cucumber
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 1206mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cucumber
Cucumber 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.