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Spinach vs Garden rhubarb - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Spinach and Garden rhubarb

  • 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.
  • Spinach contains 94 times more Vitamin A RAE than Garden rhubarb. Spinach contains 469µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Garden rhubarb contains 5µg.

Food types used in this article are Spinach, raw and Rhubarb, 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 +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%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 102% 57% 22% 50% 11% 15% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
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%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.8%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.8%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Spinach Garden rhubarb
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
181
Spinach
12
Garden rhubarb
Mineral Summary Score
41
Spinach
11
Garden rhubarb

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
17%
Spinach
5%
Garden rhubarb
Carbohydrates
4%
Spinach
5%
Garden rhubarb
Fats
2%
Spinach
1%
Garden rhubarb

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. Spinach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168462/nutrients
  2. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.