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Shallot vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shallot and Summer squash different?

  • Shallot is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Manganese, while Summer squash is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Shallot covers your daily need of Iron 11% more than Summer squash.
  • Shallot contains 4 times more Sugar than Summer squash. Shallot contains 7.87g of Sugar, while Summer squash contains 2.2g.

Shallots, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Copper +72.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Iron +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.9%
Contains more Copper +72.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4900%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +275%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4900%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +275%

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.
Shallot Summer squash
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 2.25g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.21g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Summer squash
Carbs 16.8g 3.35g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 16kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 7.87g 2.2g Summer squash
Fiber 3.2g 1.1g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 15mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.35mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 17mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 38mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 262mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.4mg 0.29mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.051mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.048mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.487mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.155mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.218mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 29µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.011mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.028mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.042mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.069mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.065mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.017mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.041mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.053mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.025mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.044g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot Summer squash
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
Shallot
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
12
Summer squash

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
15%
Shallot
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
3%
Summer squash
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.