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Garden asparagus vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Garden asparagus and Cucumber?

  • Cucumber has less Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E , Fiber, and Vitamin B3 than Garden asparagus.
  • Garden asparagus's daily need coverage for Iron is 23% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 38 times more Vitamin E than Cucumber. Garden asparagus has 1.13mg of Vitamin E , while Cucumber has 0.03mg.

We used Asparagus, raw and Cucumber, with peel, raw 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 Iron +664.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Copper +361%
Contains more Zinc +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +664.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Copper +361%
Contains more Zinc +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +620%
Contains more Vitamin E +3666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +898%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +153.7%
Contains more Folate +642.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +620%
Contains more Vitamin E +3666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +898%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +153.7%
Contains more Folate +642.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259

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
29
Garden asparagus
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
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
13%
Garden asparagus
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Cucumber

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

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Garden asparagus Cucumber
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?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Cucumber Opinion
Calories 20 15 Garden asparagus
Protein 2.2 0.65 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.11 Garden asparagus
Vitamin C 5.6 2.8 Garden asparagus
Net carbs 1.7799999713897705 3.130000114440918 Cucumber
Carbs 3.88 3.63 Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.28 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 16 Garden asparagus
Potassium 202 147 Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14 13 Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.88 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 2.1 0.5 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.041 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.2 Garden asparagus
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 52 24 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 756 105 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0.03 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.027 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.033 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.098 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.259 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.04 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 16.4 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 7 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.005 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.032 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 0.005 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.019 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.021 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.029 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.029 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.006 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.019 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.022 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.01 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 0.87 Garden asparagus

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.