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Garden rhubarb vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden rhubarb and Lettuce

  • Garden rhubarb has more Calcium, however Lettuce is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Iron, Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lettuce covers your daily Vitamin K needs 81% more than Garden rhubarb.
  • Lettuce has 2 times less Calcium than Garden rhubarb. Garden rhubarb has 86mg of Calcium, while Lettuce has 36mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rhubarb, raw and Lettuce, green leaf, 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 more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +290.9%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 11% 18% 10% 10% 5% 13% 4%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +290.9%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13

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 E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
Contains more Folate +442.9%
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 31% 445% 5% 0% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 0% 316% 29%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
Contains more Folate +442.9%

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
75
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
13
Lettuce

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
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
3%
Lettuce
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
1%
Lettuce

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

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Garden rhubarb Lettuce
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?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lettuce
Lettuce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lettuce
Lettuce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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 - $0.5)
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 Lettuce Opinion
Calories 21 15 Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9 1.36 Lettuce
Fats 0.2 0.15 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin C 8 9.2 Lettuce
Carbs 4.54 2.87 Garden rhubarb
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 0.86 Lettuce
Calcium 86 36 Garden rhubarb
Potassium 288 194 Garden rhubarb
Magnesium 12 13 Lettuce
Sugar 1.1 0.78 Lettuce
Fiber 1.8 1.3 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.021 0.029 Lettuce
Zinc 0.1 0.18 Lettuce
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 14 29 Lettuce
Sodium 4 28 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 7405 Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.27 0.22 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.08 Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.375 Lettuce
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.134 Lettuce
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.09 Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 126.3 Lettuce
Folate 7 38 Lettuce
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.006 Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.082 Garden rhubarb
Tryptophan 0.009 Lettuce
Threonine 0.059 Lettuce
Isoleucine 0.084 Lettuce
Leucine 0.079 Lettuce
Lysine 0.084 Lettuce
Methionine 0.016 Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.055 Lettuce
Valine 0.07 Lettuce
Histidine 0.022 Lettuce
Fructose 0.43 Lettuce

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. Lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169249/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.