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Pea vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pea and Summer squash

  • Summer squash has less Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Folate.
  • Pea covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Summer squash.
  • Summer squash contains 8 times less Vitamin K than Pea. Pea contains 24.8µg of Vitamin K, while Summer squash contains 3µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peas, green, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, raw.

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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
Pea
6
:
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +245.1%
Contains more Zinc +327.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Copper +245.1%
Contains more Zinc +327.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 262

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
Pea
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +726.7%
Contains more Folate +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.142
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +726.7%
Contains more Folate +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.142

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Pea
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
3%
Summer squash
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pea Summer squash
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Summer squash
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 contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 3.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea 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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pea Summer squash Opinion
Calories 81 16 Pea
Protein 5.42 1.21 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.18 Pea
Vitamin C 40 17 Pea
Carbs 14.45 3.35 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.35 Pea
Calcium 25 15 Pea
Potassium 244 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 33 17 Pea
Sugars 5.67 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 5.7 1.1 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.051 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.29 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 38 Pea
Sodium 5 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 765 200 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 0.12 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.048 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.487 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.155 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 3 Pea
Folate 65 29 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.016 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.089 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.011 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.028 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.042 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.069 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.065 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.017 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.041 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.053 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.025 Pea
Fructose 0.39 0.95 Summer squash

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.