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Cucumber vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cucumber and Truffle

  • Cucumber has less Fiber, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium and Copper than Truffle.
  • Truffle covers your daily need of Fiber 278% more than Cucumber.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cucumber, with peel, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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
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Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +2000%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Potassium +412.9%
Contains more Magnesium +538.5%
Contains more Copper +346.3%
Contains more Zinc +560%
Contains more Phosphorus +666.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +2000%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Potassium +412.9%
Contains more Magnesium +538.5%
Contains more Copper +346.3%
Contains more Zinc +560%
Contains more Phosphorus +666.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2457.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +442.9%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2457.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +442.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Cucumber
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
72
Truffle

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 the food
Protein
4%
Cucumber
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Cucumber
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cucumber Truffle
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber Truffle
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 contains less Sugars?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sugars (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cucumber Truffle Opinion
Calories 15 284 Truffle
Protein 0.65 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.11 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 2.8 0 Cucumber
Carbs 3.63 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 16 159 Truffle
Potassium 147 754 Truffle
Magnesium 13 83 Truffle
Sugars 1.67 Truffle
Fiber 0.5 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.041 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.2 1.32 Truffle
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 184 Truffle
Sodium 2 35 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 0 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.015 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.098 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.112 Truffle
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 7 38 Truffle
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.