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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +442.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +709.5%
Equal in Calcium - 81
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +490.9%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +442.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +709.5%
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 A +6681.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +762.5%
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 Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1749.5%
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 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
Contains more Vitamin A +6681.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +762.5%
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 Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1749.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Garden cress Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 4.4g Garden cress
Protein 0.9g 2.6g Garden cress
Fats 0.2g 0.7g Garden cress
Carbs 4.54g 5.5g Garden cress
Calories 21kcal 32kcal Garden cress
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.1g 4.4g Garden rhubarb
Fiber 1.8g 1.1g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 86mg 81mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 0.22mg 1.3mg Garden cress
Magnesium 12mg 38mg Garden cress
Phosphorus 14mg 76mg Garden cress
Potassium 288mg 606mg Garden cress
Sodium 4mg 14mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 0.23mg Garden cress
Copper 0.021mg 0.17mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 102IU 6917IU Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.7mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 69mg Garden cress
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.08mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.26mg Garden cress
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1mg Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.242mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.247mg Garden cress
Folate 7µg 80µg Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 541.9µg Garden cress
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 0.023g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.239g Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.228g Garden cress

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden rhubarb Garden cress
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
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

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 ($)

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.