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Pickled cucumber vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pickled cucumber and Yam

  • Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, however Yam is richer in Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Pickled cucumber contains 20 times more Vitamin K than Yam. Pickled cucumber contains 47µg of Vitamin K, while Yam contains 2.3µg.
  • Yam contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pickles, cucumber, sour and Yam, 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 Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Copper +109.4%
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% 21% 15% 24% 72% 2% 7% 60%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Copper +109.4%

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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Yam
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1610%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +726.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Folate +2200%
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 9% 7% 0% 57% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1610%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +726.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Folate +2200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Yam Opinion
Net carbs 1.06g 23.78g Yam
Protein 0.33g 1.53g Yam
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 2.26g 27.88g Yam
Calories 11kcal 118kcal Yam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.06g 0.5g Yam
Fiber 1.2g 4.1g Yam
Calcium 0mg 17mg Yam
Iron 0.4mg 0.54mg Yam
Magnesium 4mg 21mg Yam
Phosphorus 14mg 55mg Yam
Potassium 23mg 816mg Yam
Sodium 1208mg 9mg Yam
Zinc 0.02mg 0.24mg Yam
Copper 0.085mg 0.178mg Yam
Vitamin A 191IU 138IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.35mg Yam
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 17.1mg Yam
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.112mg Yam
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.032mg Yam
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.552mg Yam
Vitamin B5 0.038mg 0.314mg Yam
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.293mg Yam
Folate 1µg 23µg Yam
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 2.3µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.012mg Yam
Threonine 0.009mg 0.054mg Yam
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0.052mg Yam
Leucine 0.014mg 0.096mg Yam
Lysine 0.014mg 0.059mg Yam
Methionine 0.003mg 0.021mg Yam
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.071mg Yam
Valine 0.011mg 0.062mg Yam
Histidine 0.005mg 0.034mg Yam
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.037g Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g 0.006g Yam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081g 0.076g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pickled cucumber Yam
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
19
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pickled cucumber
25
Yam

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
9%
Yam
Carbohydrates
2%
Pickled cucumber
28%
Yam
Fats
1%
Pickled cucumber
1%
Yam

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yam
Yam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 1199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.