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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 Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains more Potassium +534.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +750%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains more Potassium +534.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +750%

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 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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pickled cucumber Onion
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
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

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. 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.