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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 Iron +35%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Copper +109.4%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 72% 15% 60% 7% 24% 2%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Copper +109.4%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%

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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Yam
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1610%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
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 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 57% 9% 7% 0% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 0% 6% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1610%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
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 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 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

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Pickled cucumber Yam
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pickled cucumber Yam Opinion
Calories 11 118 Yam
Protein 0.33 1.53 Yam
Fats 0.2 0.17 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 1 17.1 Yam
Net carbs 1.059999942779541 23.780000686645508 Yam
Carbs 2.26 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.54 Yam
Calcium 0 17 Yam
Potassium 23 816 Yam
Magnesium 4 21 Yam
Sugar 1.06 0.5 Yam
Fiber 1.2 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.085 0.178 Yam
Zinc 0.02 0.24 Yam
Starch
Phosphorus 14 55 Yam
Sodium 1208 9 Yam
Vitamin A 191 138 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.09 0.35 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.01 0.032 Yam
Vitamin B3 0 0.552 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.038 0.314 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 2.3 Pickled cucumber
Folate 1 23 Yam
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.037 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003 0.006 Yam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.081 0.076 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.003 0.012 Yam
Threonine 0.009 0.054 Yam
Isoleucine 0.01 0.052 Yam
Leucine 0.014 0.096 Yam
Lysine 0.014 0.059 Yam
Methionine 0.003 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.011 0.062 Yam
Histidine 0.005 0.034 Yam
Fructose

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.