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Soy sauce vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Soy sauce and Pickled cucumber

  • Soy sauce has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, however Pickled cucumber has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Soy sauce is 186% higher.
  • Pickled cucumber has 93 times less Manganese than Soy sauce. Soy sauce has 1.018mg of Manganese, while Pickled cucumber has 0.011mg.
  • Pickled cucumber is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Soy sauce made from soy and wheat (shoyu) and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1750%
Contains more Phosphorus +1085.7%
Contains more Potassium +1791.3%
Contains more Zinc +4250%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Copper +97.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 53% 72% 39% 717% 24% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1750%
Contains more Phosphorus +1085.7%
Contains more Potassium +1791.3%
Contains more Zinc +4250%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Copper +97.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1544.4%
Contains more Folate +1300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 39% 42% 18% 35% 11% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1544.4%
Contains more Folate +1300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Soy sauce Pickled cucumber
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soy sauce Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 4.13g 1.06g Soy sauce
Protein 8.14g 0.33g Soy sauce
Fats 0.57g 0.2g Soy sauce
Carbs 4.93g 2.26g Soy sauce
Calories 53kcal 11kcal Soy sauce
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Soy sauce
Sugar 0.4g 1.06g Soy sauce
Fiber 0.8g 1.2g Pickled cucumber
Calcium 33mg 0mg Soy sauce
Iron 1.45mg 0.4mg Soy sauce
Magnesium 74mg 4mg Soy sauce
Phosphorus 166mg 14mg Soy sauce
Potassium 435mg 23mg Soy sauce
Sodium 5493mg 1208mg Pickled cucumber
Zinc 0.87mg 0.02mg Soy sauce
Copper 0.043mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 0IU 191IU Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0mg 0.09mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0mg Soy sauce
Vitamin B2 0.165mg 0.01mg Soy sauce
Vitamin B3 2.196mg 0mg Soy sauce
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.038mg Soy sauce
Vitamin B6 0.148mg 0.009mg Soy sauce
Folate 14µg 1µg Soy sauce
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.096mg 0.003mg Soy sauce
Threonine 0.271mg 0.009mg Soy sauce
Isoleucine 0.318mg 0.01mg Soy sauce
Leucine 0.537mg 0.014mg Soy sauce
Lysine 0.381mg 0.014mg Soy sauce
Methionine 0.097mg 0.003mg Soy sauce
Phenylalanine 0.353mg 0.009mg Soy sauce
Valine 0.332mg 0.011mg Soy sauce
Histidine 0.174mg 0.005mg Soy sauce
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.073g 0.052g Pickled cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.003g Soy sauce
Polyunsaturated fat 0.263g 0.081g Soy sauce

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soy sauce Pickled cucumber
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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
Soy sauce
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
123
Soy sauce
27
Pickled 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
49%
Soy sauce
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Soy sauce
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
3%
Soy sauce
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 4285mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Soy sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174277/nutrients
  2. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.