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Garden rhubarb vs. Chard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Garden rhubarb and Chard

  • Chard is higher than Garden rhubarb in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Manganese.
  • Chard covers your daily Vitamin K needs 248% more than Garden rhubarb.
  • The amount of Sodium in Garden rhubarb is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Rhubarb, raw and Chard, swiss, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Selenium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +927.3%
Contains more Magnesium +616.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.7%
Contains more Potassium +90.6%
Contains more Zinc +230%
Contains more Copper +676.2%
Contains more Manganese +70.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7% 26% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 85% 62% 15% 49% 24% 10% 55% 44% 5%
Contains more Calcium +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Selenium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +927.3%
Contains more Magnesium +616.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.7%
Contains more Potassium +90.6%
Contains more Zinc +230%
Contains more Copper +676.2%
Contains more Manganese +70.4%

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.
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Chard
Contains more Vitamin A +5903.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Choline +370.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1017.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 6% 0% 27% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 4% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 368% 38% 0% 60% 9% 20% 7% 10% 20% 7% 0% 16% 819%
Contains more Vitamin A +5903.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Choline +370.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1017.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Protein +108.9%
Contains more Other +68%
Equal in Carbs - 4.13
Equal in Water - 92.65
5% 94%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 4.54 g
Water: 93.61 g
Other: 0.75 g
2% 4% 93%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.08 g
Carbs: 4.13 g
Water: 92.65 g
Other: 1.26 g
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Protein +108.9%
Contains more Other +68%
Equal in Carbs - 4.13
Equal in Water - 92.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +253.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.4%
28% 20% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.053 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.099 g
21% 29% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.028 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +253.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Garden rhubarb Chard
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Chard Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 2.03g Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9g 1.88g Chard
Fats 0.2g 0.08g Garden rhubarb
Carbs 4.54g 4.13g Garden rhubarb
Calories 21kcal 20kcal Garden rhubarb
Sugar 1.1g 1.1g
Fiber 1.8g 2.1g Chard
Calcium 86mg 58mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 0.22mg 2.26mg Chard
Magnesium 12mg 86mg Chard
Phosphorus 14mg 33mg Chard
Potassium 288mg 549mg Chard
Sodium 4mg 179mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 0.33mg Chard
Copper 0.021mg 0.163mg Chard
Manganese 0.196mg 0.334mg Chard
Selenium 1.1µg 0.9µg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102IU 6124IU Chard
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 306µg Chard
Vitamin E 0.27mg 1.89mg Chard
Vitamin C 8mg 18mg Chard
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.034mg Chard
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.086mg Chard
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.36mg Chard
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.163mg Chard
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.085mg Chard
Folate 7µg 9µg Chard
Choline 6.1mg 28.7mg Chard
Vitamin K 29.3µg 327.3µg Chard
Tryptophan 0.018mg Chard
Threonine 0.086mg Chard
Isoleucine 0.154mg Chard
Leucine 0.135mg Chard
Lysine 0.103mg Chard
Methionine 0.02mg Chard
Phenylalanine 0.114mg Chard
Valine 0.114mg Chard
Histidine 0.038mg Chard
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.012g Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.016g Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.028g Garden rhubarb

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden rhubarb Chard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
11%
Garden rhubarb
105%
Chard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Garden rhubarb
36%
Chard

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 175mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chard
Chard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chard
Chard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (1.1 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/nutrients
  2. Chard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170401/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.