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Garden rhubarb vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Garden rhubarb and Arugula?

  • Arugula has more Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Vitamin A, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Manganese than Garden rhubarb.
  • Arugula's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 66% higher.

We used Rhubarb, raw and Arugula, raw types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -85.2%
Contains more Iron +563.6%
Contains more Calcium +86%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Magnesium +291.7%
Contains more Copper +261.9%
Contains more Zinc +370%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 48% 33% 34% 26% 13% 23% 4%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%
Contains more Iron +563.6%
Contains more Calcium +86%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Magnesium +291.7%
Contains more Copper +261.9%
Contains more Zinc +370%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%

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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Arugula
Contains more Vitamin C +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2226.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +270.6%
Contains more Folate +1285.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.305
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 7% 6% 0% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 143% 9% 0% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 0% 272% 73%
Contains more Vitamin C +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2226.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +414.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +270.6%
Contains more Folate +1285.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.305

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
Garden rhubarb
52
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
29
Arugula

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
5%
Garden rhubarb
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
4%
Arugula
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
3%
Arugula

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.
Garden rhubarb Arugula
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Garden rhubarb Arugula
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?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arugula
Arugula is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arugula
Arugula is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Garden rhubarb Arugula Opinion
Calories 21 25 Arugula
Protein 0.9 2.58 Arugula
Fats 0.2 0.66 Arugula
Vitamin C 8 15 Arugula
Carbs 4.54 3.65 Garden rhubarb
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 1.46 Arugula
Calcium 86 160 Arugula
Potassium 288 369 Arugula
Magnesium 12 47 Arugula
Sugar 1.1 2.05 Garden rhubarb
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.021 0.076 Arugula
Zinc 0.1 0.47 Arugula
Starch
Phosphorus 14 52 Arugula
Sodium 4 27 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 2373 Arugula
Vitamin E 0.27 0.43 Arugula
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.044 Arugula
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.086 Arugula
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.305 Arugula
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.437 Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.073 Arugula
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 108.6 Arugula
Folate 7 97 Arugula
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.086 Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.049 Arugula
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.319 Arugula
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/nutrients
  2. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/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.