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Garden rhubarb vs Watercress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garden rhubarb and Watercress different?

  • Garden rhubarb is richer in Fiber, while Watercress is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Watercress covers your daily need of Vitamin K 184% more than Garden rhubarb.
  • Garden rhubarb contains 4 times more Fiber than Watercress. Garden rhubarb contains 1.8g of Fiber, while Watercress contains 0.5g.

Rhubarb, raw and Watercress, raw types were used in this article.

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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 -90.2%
Contains more Calcium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.2
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 36% 30% 15% 26% 3% 26% 6%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Calcium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.2
Equal in Zinc - 0.11

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 B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3028.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +753.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
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 144% 192% 20% 0% 23% 28% 4% 19% 30% 0% 625% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3028.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +753.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%

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
91
Watercress
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
18
Watercress

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
14%
Watercress
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
1%
Watercress
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
0%
Watercress

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 Watercress
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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Garden rhubarb Watercress
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?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Watercress
Watercress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watercress
Watercress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Watercress Opinion
Calories 21 11 Garden rhubarb
Protein 0.9 2.3 Watercress
Fats 0.2 0.1 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin C 8 43 Watercress
Carbs 4.54 1.29 Garden rhubarb
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 0.2 Garden rhubarb
Calcium 86 120 Watercress
Potassium 288 330 Watercress
Magnesium 12 21 Watercress
Sugar 1.1 0.2 Watercress
Fiber 1.8 0.5 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.021 0.077 Watercress
Zinc 0.1 0.11 Watercress
Starch
Phosphorus 14 60 Watercress
Sodium 4 41 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 3191 Watercress
Vitamin E 0.27 1 Watercress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.09 Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.12 Watercress
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.2 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.31 Watercress
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.129 Watercress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 250 Watercress
Folate 7 9 Watercress
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.027 Watercress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.008 Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.035 Garden rhubarb
Tryptophan 0.03 Watercress
Threonine 0.133 Watercress
Isoleucine 0.093 Watercress
Leucine 0.166 Watercress
Lysine 0.134 Watercress
Methionine 0.02 Watercress
Phenylalanine 0.114 Watercress
Valine 0.137 Watercress
Histidine 0.04 Watercress
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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. Watercress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170068/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.