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Rutabagas vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rutabagas and Cucumber

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, however Cucumber is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Rutabagas covers your daily Vitamin C needs 25% more than Cucumber.
  • Cucumber has 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Rutabagas. Rutabagas have 0.7mg of Vitamin B3, while Cucumber has 0.098mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rutabagas, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +168.8%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +107.5%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +107.5%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +28.1%

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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +792.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +5150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 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% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +792.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +5150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%

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.
Rutabagas Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Rutabagas Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 3.13g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 0.65g Rutabagas
Fats 0.16g 0.11g Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62g 3.63g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 15kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose 1.61g 0.87g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 2.3g 0.5g Rutabagas
Calcium 43mg 16mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.28mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 20mg 13mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 24mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 147mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.24mg 0.2mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.041mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 2IU 105IU Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.03mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 2.8mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.027mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.033mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.098mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 7µg Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Threonine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Cucumber
Leucine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Lysine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Methionine mg 0.006mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Valine mg 0.022mg Cucumber
Histidine mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.037g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.005g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.032g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas Cucumber
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
15
Rutabagas
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
8
Cucumber

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
6%
Rutabagas
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.