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Potato vs. Pickled cucumber — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Potato and Pickled cucumber

  • Potato has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, while Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K.
  • Pickled cucumber covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Potato.
  • The amount of Sodium in Potato is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Magnesium +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.1%
Contains more Potassium +1747.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +1400%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Manganese +1718.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37% 27% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29% 2% 0%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Magnesium +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.1%
Contains more Potassium +1747.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +1400%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Manganese +1718.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Potato
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +1870%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +676.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3211.1%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Choline +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 7% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 2% 118%
Contains more Vitamin C +1870%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +676.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3211.1%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Choline +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +9450%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +521.2%
Contains more Carbs +673.9%
Contains more Fats +122.2%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Contains more Other +179.5%
2% 17% 79%
Protein: 2.05 g
Fats: 0.09 g
Carbs: 17.49 g
Water: 79.25 g
Other: 1.12 g
2% 94% 3%
Protein: 0.33 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 2.26 g
Water: 94.08 g
Other: 3.13 g
Contains more Protein +521.2%
Contains more Carbs +673.9%
Contains more Fats +122.2%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Contains more Other +179.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.9%
36% 3% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.042 g
38% 2% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.052 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.081 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Potato Pickled cucumber
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 Potato Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 1.06g Potato
Protein 2.05g 0.33g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.2g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 17.49g 2.26g Potato
Calories 77kcal 11kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g Potato
Fructose 0.26g Potato
Sugar 0.82g 1.06g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 1.2g Potato
Calcium 12mg 0mg Potato
Iron 0.81mg 0.4mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 4mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 14mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 23mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 1208mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.02mg Potato
Copper 0.11mg 0.085mg Potato
Manganese 0.2mg 0.011mg Potato
Selenium 0.4µg 0µg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 191IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 10µg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.09mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 19.7mg 1mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.01mg Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.038mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.009mg Potato
Folate 15µg 1µg Potato
Choline 12.1mg 3.6mg Potato
Vitamin K 2µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.003mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg 0.009mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.01mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg 0.014mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg 0.014mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg 0.003mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.009mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg 0.011mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg 0.005mg Potato
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.052g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.003g Pickled cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.081g Pickled cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato Pickled cucumber
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Potato
11%
Pickled cucumber
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Potato
21%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 1202mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.