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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 RAE, 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
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Iron +1131.8%
Contains more Magnesium +558.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Copper +519%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 102% 57% 22% 50% 11% 15% 44%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Iron +1131.8%
Contains more Magnesium +558.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains more Copper +519%

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

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 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Spinach Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 1.43g Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9g 2.86g Spinach
Fats 0.2g 0.39g Spinach
Carbs 4.54g 3.63g Garden rhubarb
Calories 21kcal 23kcal Spinach
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.15g Spinach
Sugar 1.1g 0.42g Spinach
Fiber 1.8g 2.2g Spinach
Calcium 86mg 99mg Spinach
Iron 0.22mg 2.71mg Spinach
Magnesium 12mg 79mg Spinach
Phosphorus 14mg 49mg Spinach
Potassium 288mg 558mg Spinach
Sodium 4mg 79mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 0.53mg Spinach
Copper 0.021mg 0.13mg Spinach
Vitamin A 102IU 9377IU Spinach
Vitamin E 0.27mg 2.03mg Spinach
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 28.1mg Spinach
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.078mg Spinach
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.189mg Spinach
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.724mg Spinach
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.065mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.195mg Spinach
Folate 7µg 194µg Spinach
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 482.9µg Spinach
Tryptophan mg 0.039mg Spinach
Threonine mg 0.122mg Spinach
Isoleucine mg 0.147mg Spinach
Leucine mg 0.223mg Spinach
Lysine mg 0.174mg Spinach
Methionine mg 0.053mg Spinach
Phenylalanine mg 0.129mg Spinach
Valine mg 0.161mg Spinach
Histidine mg 0.064mg Spinach
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.063g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.01g Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.165g Spinach

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden rhubarb Spinach
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
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

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)

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.