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Pickled cucumber vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pickled cucumber and Sauerkraut

  • Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, however Sauerkraut is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, and Folate.
  • Pickled cucumber covers your daily Vitamin K needs 28% more than Sauerkraut.
  • Sauerkraut has 2 times less Sodium than Pickled cucumber. Pickled cucumber has 1208mg of Sodium, while Sauerkraut has 661mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pickles, cucumber, sour and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids.

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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 +267.5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +639.1%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -45.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 9% 15% 10% 32% 6% 9% 87%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +639.1%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -45.3%

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 +961.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1370%
Contains more Vitamin E +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1344.4%
Contains more Folate +2300%
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 49% 2% 3% 0% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 0% 33% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +961.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1370%
Contains more Vitamin E +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1344.4%
Contains more Folate +2300%

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
13
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
28
Sauerkraut

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
5%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
1%
Sauerkraut

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 Sauerkraut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Pickled cucumber Sauerkraut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut contains less Sodium (difference - 547mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Sauerkraut Opinion
Calories 11 19 Sauerkraut
Protein 0.33 0.91 Sauerkraut
Fats 0.2 0.14 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 1 14.7 Sauerkraut
Net carbs 1.059999942779541 1.3799999952316284 Sauerkraut
Carbs 2.26 4.28 Sauerkraut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 1.47 Sauerkraut
Calcium 0 30 Sauerkraut
Potassium 23 170 Sauerkraut
Magnesium 4 13 Sauerkraut
Sugar 1.06 1.78 Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2 2.9 Sauerkraut
Copper 0.085 0.096 Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.02 0.19 Sauerkraut
Starch
Phosphorus 14 20 Sauerkraut
Sodium 1208 661 Sauerkraut
Vitamin A 191 18 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09 0.14 Sauerkraut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.021 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.01 0.022 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B3 0 0.143 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B5 0.038 0.093 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.13 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 13 Pickled cucumber
Folate 1 24 Sauerkraut
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.034 Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003 0.013 Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081 0.067 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003 0.008 Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.009 0.025 Sauerkraut
Isoleucine 0.01 0.021 Sauerkraut
Leucine 0.014 0.029 Sauerkraut
Lysine 0.014 0.031 Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.003 0.009 Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.023 Sauerkraut
Valine 0.011 0.03 Sauerkraut
Histidine 0.005 0.016 Sauerkraut
Fructose 0.04 Sauerkraut

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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.