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Pickled cucumber vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pickled cucumber and Winter melon

  • Pickled cucumber has more Copper, however Winter melon has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Pickled cucumber is 48% higher.
  • Winter melon has 4 times less Copper than Pickled cucumber. Pickled cucumber has 0.085mg of Copper, while Winter melon has 0.023mg.
  • Winter melon is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Pickles, cucumber, sour and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 Potassium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +269.6%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Zinc +2950%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Potassium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +269.6%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Zinc +2950%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +288.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
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 0% 0% 0% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +288.9%
Contains more Folate +400%

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 Winter melon
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 Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 0.1g Pickled cucumber
Protein 0.33g 0.4g Winter melon
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 2.26g 3g Winter melon
Calories 11kcal 13kcal Winter melon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.06g g Winter melon
Fiber 1.2g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 0mg 19mg Winter melon
Iron 0.4mg 0.4mg
Magnesium 4mg 10mg Winter melon
Phosphorus 14mg 19mg Winter melon
Potassium 23mg 6mg Pickled cucumber
Sodium 1208mg 111mg Winter melon
Zinc 0.02mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Copper 0.085mg 0.023mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 191IU 0IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 13mg Winter melon
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.04mg Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.133mg Winter melon
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.035mg Winter melon
Folate 1µg 5µg Winter melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.002mg Pickled cucumber
Threonine 0.009mg mg Pickled cucumber
Isoleucine 0.01mg mg Pickled cucumber
Leucine 0.014mg mg Pickled cucumber
Lysine 0.014mg 0.009mg Pickled cucumber
Methionine 0.003mg 0.003mg
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Pickled cucumber
Valine 0.011mg mg Pickled cucumber
Histidine 0.005mg mg Pickled cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.087g Winter melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pickled cucumber Winter melon
Low Fats diet Equal
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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sodium (difference - 1097mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Winter melon
Winter melon 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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.