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Garden rhubarb vs Spinach - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garden rhubarb and Spinach

  • Spinach is richer than Garden rhubarb in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Spinach is 378% higher.

Food types used in this article are Rhubarb, raw and Spinach, 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
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Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +1131.8%
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +558.3%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 30% 50% 57% 44% 15% 22% 11%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +1131.8%
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +558.3%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%

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 B5 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +251.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +9093.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +651.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1548.1%
Contains more Folate +2671.4%
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 94% 563% 41% 0% 20% 44% 14% 4% 45% 0% 1208% 146%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +251.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +9093.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +651.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1548.1%
Contains more Folate +2671.4%

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
181
Spinach
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
41
Spinach

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
17%
Spinach
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
4%
Spinach
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
2%
Spinach

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

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Garden rhubarb Spinach
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 richer in minerals?
Spinach
Spinach is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach
Spinach is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach
Spinach is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
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 - $0.2)
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 Spinach Opinion
Calories 21 23 Spinach
Protein 0.9 2.86 Spinach
Fats 0.2 0.39 Spinach
Vitamin C 8 28.1 Spinach
Carbs 4.54 3.63 Garden rhubarb
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 2.71 Spinach
Calcium 86 99 Spinach
Potassium 288 558 Spinach
Magnesium 12 79 Spinach
Sugar 1.1 0.42 Spinach
Fiber 1.8 2.2 Spinach
Copper 0.021 0.13 Spinach
Zinc 0.1 0.53 Spinach
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Phosphorus 14 49 Spinach
Sodium 4 79 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 9377 Spinach
Vitamin E 0.27 2.03 Spinach
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.078 Spinach
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.189 Spinach
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.724 Spinach
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.065 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.195 Spinach
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 482.9 Spinach
Folate 7 194 Spinach
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.063 Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.01 Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.165 Spinach
Tryptophan 0.039 Spinach
Threonine 0.122 Spinach
Isoleucine 0.147 Spinach
Leucine 0.223 Spinach
Lysine 0.174 Spinach
Methionine 0.053 Spinach
Phenylalanine 0.129 Spinach
Valine 0.161 Spinach
Histidine 0.064 Spinach
Fructose 0.15 Spinach

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. Spinach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168462/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.