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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 RAE, 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 Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 33% 10% 13% 18% 4% 5% 10%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +290.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
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 A +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +15%
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 Folate +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
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 445% 5% 0% 31% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 29% 0% 316%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7159.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +15%
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 Folate +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Lettuce Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 1.57g Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9g 1.36g Lettuce
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Garden rhubarb
Carbs 4.54g 2.87g Garden rhubarb
Calories 21kcal 15kcal Garden rhubarb
Starch g 0g Lettuce
Fructose g 0.43g Lettuce
Sugar 1.1g 0.78g Lettuce
Fiber 1.8g 1.3g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 86mg 36mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 0.22mg 0.86mg Lettuce
Magnesium 12mg 13mg Lettuce
Phosphorus 14mg 29mg Lettuce
Potassium 288mg 194mg Garden rhubarb
Sodium 4mg 28mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 0.18mg Lettuce
Copper 0.021mg 0.029mg Lettuce
Vitamin A 102IU 7405IU Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.22mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 9.2mg Lettuce
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.07mg Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.08mg Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.375mg Lettuce
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.134mg Lettuce
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.09mg Lettuce
Folate 7µg 38µg Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 126.3µg Lettuce
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Lettuce
Threonine mg 0.059mg Lettuce
Isoleucine mg 0.084mg Lettuce
Leucine mg 0.079mg Lettuce
Lysine mg 0.084mg Lettuce
Methionine mg 0.016mg Lettuce
Phenylalanine mg 0.055mg Lettuce
Valine mg 0.07mg Lettuce
Histidine mg 0.022mg Lettuce
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.02g Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.006g Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.082g Garden rhubarb

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden rhubarb Lettuce
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
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

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)

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.