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Pickled cucumber vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pickled cucumber and Onion

  • Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, and Copper, while Onion has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Pickled cucumber covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Onion.
  • Pickled cucumber contains 118 times more Vitamin K than Onion. While Pickled cucumber contains 47µg of Vitamin K, Onion contains only 0.4µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Onion is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pickles, cucumber, sour and Onions, 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 Iron +90.5%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
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%

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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%
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%

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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
0%
Onion

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 Onion
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

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Pickled cucumber Onion
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Onion Opinion
Calories 11 40 Onion
Protein 0.33 1.1 Onion
Fats 0.2 0.1 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 1 7.4 Onion
Net carbs 1.059999942779541 7.639999866485596 Onion
Carbs 2.26 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.21 Pickled cucumber
Calcium 0 23 Onion
Potassium 23 146 Onion
Magnesium 4 10 Onion
Sugar 1.06 4.24 Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2 1.7 Onion
Copper 0.085 0.039 Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.02 0.17 Onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 14 29 Onion
Sodium 1208 4 Onion
Vitamin A 191 2 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09 0.02 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.01 0.027 Onion
Vitamin B3 0 0.116 Onion
Vitamin B5 0.038 0.123 Onion
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 0.4 Pickled cucumber
Folate 1 19 Onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003 0.013 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081 0.017 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.009 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.01 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.014 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.014 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.003 0.002 Pickled cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.011 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.005 0.014 Onion
Fructose 1.29 Onion

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.