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Pickled cucumber vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pickled cucumber and Jícama

  • Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, however Jícama has more Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Pickled cucumber is 52% higher.
  • Jícama has 157 times less Vitamin K than Pickled cucumber. Pickled cucumber has 47µg of Vitamin K, while Jícama has 0.3µg.
  • Jícama is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Pickles, cucumber, sour and Yambean (jicama), 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
Contains more Copper +77.1%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Contains more Copper +77.1%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +552.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%

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

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.
Pickled cucumber Jícama
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Jícama Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 3.92g Jícama
Protein 0.33g 0.72g Jícama
Fats 0.2g 0.09g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 2.26g 8.82g Jícama
Calories 11kcal 38kcal Jícama
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.06g 1.8g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2g 4.9g Jícama
Calcium 0mg 12mg Jícama
Iron 0.4mg 0.6mg Jícama
Magnesium 4mg 12mg Jícama
Phosphorus 14mg 18mg Jícama
Potassium 23mg 150mg Jícama
Sodium 1208mg 4mg Jícama
Zinc 0.02mg 0.16mg Jícama
Copper 0.085mg 0.048mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 191IU 21IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.46mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 20.2mg Jícama
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.02mg Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.029mg Jícama
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.2mg Jícama
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.135mg Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.042mg Jícama
Folate 1µg 12µg Jícama
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 0.3µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Pickled cucumber
Threonine 0.009mg 0.018mg Jícama
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0.016mg Jícama
Leucine 0.014mg 0.025mg Jícama
Lysine 0.014mg 0.026mg Jícama
Methionine 0.003mg 0.007mg Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.017mg Jícama
Valine 0.011mg 0.022mg Jícama
Histidine 0.005mg 0.019mg Jícama
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.021g Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.005g Jícama
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.043g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pickled cucumber Jícama
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
12
Pickled cucumber
10
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
10
Jícama

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
2%
Pickled cucumber
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
0%
Jícama

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)

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. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/nutrients
  2. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.