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Jícama vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Jícama and Pickled cucumber

  • Jícama has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Pickled cucumber is 52% higher.
  • Pickled cucumber has 20 times less Vitamin C than Jícama. Jícama has 20.2mg of Vitamin C, while Pickled cucumber has 1mg.
  • Jícama is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Yambean (jicama), raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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 +50%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +77.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 14% 9% 16% 5% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +77.1%

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 +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.7%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +809.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15566.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 2% 10% 0% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 0% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 12% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 0% 118% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.7%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin A +809.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +15566.7%

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
10
Jícama
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
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%
Jícama
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Pickled 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.
Jícama Pickled cucumber
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Jícama Pickled 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 lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 1204mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jícama
Jícama is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jícama
Jícama is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Pickled cucumber Opinion
Calories 38 11 Jícama
Protein 0.72 0.33 Jícama
Fats 0.09 0.2 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 20.2 1 Jícama
Net carbs 3.9200000762939453 1.059999942779541 Jícama
Carbs 8.82 2.26 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.4 Jícama
Calcium 12 0 Jícama
Potassium 150 23 Jícama
Magnesium 12 4 Jícama
Sugar 1.8 1.06 Pickled cucumber
Fiber 4.9 1.2 Jícama
Copper 0.048 0.085 Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.16 0.02 Jícama
Starch
Phosphorus 18 14 Jícama
Sodium 4 1208 Jícama
Vitamin A 21 191 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.46 0.09 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0 Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.01 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0.2 0 Jícama
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.038 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.009 Jícama
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 47 Pickled cucumber
Folate 12 1 Jícama
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.052 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.003 Jícama
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.081 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003 Pickled cucumber
Threonine 0.018 0.009 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016 0.01 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 0.014 Jícama
Lysine 0.026 0.014 Jícama
Methionine 0.007 0.003 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.009 Jícama
Valine 0.022 0.011 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 0.005 Jícama
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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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.