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Onion vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Onion and Pickled cucumber

  • Onion has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Manganese, while Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, and Copper.
  • Pickled cucumber covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 19 times more Folate than Pickled cucumber. While Onion contains 19µg of Folate, Pickled cucumber contains only 1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Onion is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Onions, 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 Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +534.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +534.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Copper +117.9%

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
Onion
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1233.3%
Contains more Folate +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
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 +640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1233.3%
Contains more Folate +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%

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.
Onion 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Pickled cucumber Opinion
Calories 40kcal 11kcal Onion
Protein 1.1g 0.33g Onion
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 7.4mg 1mg Onion
Net carbs 7.64g 1.06g Onion
Carbs 9.34g 2.26g Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.21mg 0.4mg Pickled cucumber
Calcium 23mg 0mg Onion
Potassium 146mg 23mg Onion
Magnesium 10mg 4mg Onion
Sugar 4.24g 1.06g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.7g 1.2g Onion
Copper 0.039mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.17mg 0.02mg Onion
Starch 0g g Onion
Phosphorus 29mg 14mg Onion
Sodium 4mg 1208mg Onion
Vitamin A 2IU 191IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.09mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0mg Onion
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.01mg Onion
Vitamin B3 0.116mg 0mg Onion
Vitamin B5 0.123mg 0.038mg Onion
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.009mg Onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Folate 19µg 1µg Onion
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.052g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.003g Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.081g Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.003mg Onion
Threonine 0.021mg 0.009mg Onion
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.01mg Onion
Leucine 0.025mg 0.014mg Onion
Lysine 0.039mg 0.014mg Onion
Methionine 0.002mg 0.003mg Pickled cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.025mg 0.009mg Onion
Valine 0.021mg 0.011mg Onion
Histidine 0.014mg 0.005mg Onion
Fructose 1.29g g Onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Onion Pickled cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
8
Onion
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
8
Onion
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
7%
Onion
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
0%
Onion
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 1204mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Onion
Onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.