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Gratin vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gratin and Cucumber different?

  • Gratin is higher than Cucumber in Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Gratin covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 23% more than Cucumber.
  • Gratin contains 217 times more Sodium than Cucumber. Gratin contains 433mg of Sodium, while Cucumber contains 2mg.

Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Cucumber, with peel, 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 more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +169.4%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Copper +290.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +169.4%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Copper +290.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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
Gratin
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +253.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +913.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +253.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +913.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +57.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 3.13g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 0.65g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.11g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 3.63g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 15kcal Gratin
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar g 1.67g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 0.5g Gratin
Calcium 119mg 16mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.28mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 13mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 24mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 147mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.69mg 0.2mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.041mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 105IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 2.8mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.027mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.033mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.098mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.259mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.04mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 7µg Gratin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.005mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.019mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.021mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.029mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.029mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.006mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.019mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.022mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.01mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Cucumber
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.005g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.032g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin 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
15
Gratin
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
4%
Cucumber
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 431mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.696g)

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.