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Garden rhubarb vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden rhubarb and Garden cress

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Copper, Manganese, Iron, and Potassium in Garden cress is higher than in Garden rhubarb.
  • Garden cress covers your daily Vitamin K needs 427% more than Garden rhubarb.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rhubarb, raw and Cress, garden, 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 less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +490.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.4%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Copper +709.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +442.9%
Equal in Calcium - 81
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 49% 25% 54% 28% 57% 7% 33% 2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +490.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.4%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Copper +709.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +442.9%
Equal in Calcium - 81

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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Contains more Vitamin C +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +6681.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +929.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1749.5%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%
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 230% 416% 14% 0% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 0% 1355% 60%
Contains more Vitamin C +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +6681.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +929.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1749.5%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%

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
187
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
31
Garden cress

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
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
6%
Garden cress
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
3%
Garden cress

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

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Garden rhubarb Garden cress
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 - 3.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Garden cress Opinion
Calories 21 32 Garden cress
Protein 0.9 2.6 Garden cress
Fats 0.2 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin C 8 69 Garden cress
Carbs 4.54 5.5 Garden cress
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 1.3 Garden cress
Calcium 86 81 Garden rhubarb
Potassium 288 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 12 38 Garden cress
Sugar 1.1 4.4 Garden rhubarb
Fiber 1.8 1.1 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.021 0.17 Garden cress
Zinc 0.1 0.23 Garden cress
Starch
Phosphorus 14 76 Garden cress
Sodium 4 14 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.27 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 0.3 1 Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.242 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 541.9 Garden cress
Folate 7 80 Garden cress
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.023 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.228 Garden cress
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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.