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

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 E +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1370%
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 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% 3% 0% 49% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +961.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1370%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Sauerkraut Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 1.38g Sauerkraut
Protein 0.33g 0.91g Sauerkraut
Fats 0.2g 0.14g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 2.26g 4.28g Sauerkraut
Calories 11kcal 19kcal Sauerkraut
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.04g Sauerkraut
Sugar 1.06g 1.78g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.2g 2.9g Sauerkraut
Calcium 0mg 30mg Sauerkraut
Iron 0.4mg 1.47mg Sauerkraut
Magnesium 4mg 13mg Sauerkraut
Phosphorus 14mg 20mg Sauerkraut
Potassium 23mg 170mg Sauerkraut
Sodium 1208mg 661mg Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.02mg 0.19mg Sauerkraut
Copper 0.085mg 0.096mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin A 191IU 18IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.14mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 14.7mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.021mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.022mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.143mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.093mg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.13mg Sauerkraut
Folate 1µg 24µg Sauerkraut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 13µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.008mg Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.009mg 0.025mg Sauerkraut
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0.021mg Sauerkraut
Leucine 0.014mg 0.029mg Sauerkraut
Lysine 0.014mg 0.031mg Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.003mg 0.009mg Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.023mg Sauerkraut
Valine 0.011mg 0.03mg Sauerkraut
Histidine 0.005mg 0.016mg Sauerkraut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.034g Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.013g Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.067g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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)

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.