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

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Arugula Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 2.05g Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9g 2.58g Arugula
Fats 0.2g 0.66g Arugula
Carbs 4.54g 3.65g Garden rhubarb
Calories 21kcal 25kcal Arugula
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.1g 2.05g Garden rhubarb
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 86mg 160mg Arugula
Iron 0.22mg 1.46mg Arugula
Magnesium 12mg 47mg Arugula
Phosphorus 14mg 52mg Arugula
Potassium 288mg 369mg Arugula
Sodium 4mg 27mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 0.47mg Arugula
Copper 0.021mg 0.076mg Arugula
Vitamin A 102IU 2373IU Arugula
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.43mg Arugula
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 15mg Arugula
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.044mg Arugula
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.086mg Arugula
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.305mg Arugula
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.437mg Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.073mg Arugula
Folate 7µg 97µg Arugula
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 108.6µg Arugula
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.086g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.049g Arugula
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.319g Arugula

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden rhubarb Arugula
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
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

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)

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.