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Garlic vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Garlic and Summer squash?

  • Summer squash has less Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5 than Garlic.
  • Garlic's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 78% higher.
  • Garlic has 71 times more Selenium than Summer squash. Garlic has 14.2µg of Selenium, while Summer squash has 0.2µg.

We used Garlic, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 Calcium +1106.7%
Contains more Iron +385.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +302.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +486.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1106.7%
Contains more Iron +385.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +302.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +486.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%

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
Garlic
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2122.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +76.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2122.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +76.5%

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.
Garlic Summer squash
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 2.25g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 1.21g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.18g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 3.35g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 16kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 1g 2.2g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 1.1g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 15mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.35mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 38mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 262mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 1.16mg 0.29mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.051mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 17mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.048mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.487mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.155mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.218mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 29µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.011mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.028mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.042mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.069mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.065mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.017mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.041mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.053mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.025mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.044g Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.089g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic Summer squash
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
43
Garlic
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
12
Summer squash

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
38%
Garlic
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
3%
Summer squash
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.