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Summer squash vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Summer squash and Pickled cucumber

  • Summer squash has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, and Folate, however Pickled cucumber is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Summer squash contains 29 times more Folate than Pickled cucumber. Summer squash contains 29µg of Folate, while Pickled cucumber contains 1µg.
  • Summer squash contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw 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 Magnesium +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains more Potassium +1039.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains more Potassium +1039.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%

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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2322.2%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191
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%
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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2322.2%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin K +1466.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 2.25g 1.06g Summer squash
Protein 1.21g 0.33g Summer squash
Fats 0.18g 0.2g Pickled cucumber
Carbs 3.35g 2.26g Summer squash
Calories 16kcal 11kcal Summer squash
Starch g g
Fructose 0.95g g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g 1.06g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1.1g 1.2g Pickled cucumber
Calcium 15mg 0mg Summer squash
Iron 0.35mg 0.4mg Pickled cucumber
Magnesium 17mg 4mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 38mg 14mg Summer squash
Potassium 262mg 23mg Summer squash
Sodium 2mg 1208mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.29mg 0.02mg Summer squash
Copper 0.051mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 200IU 191IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.09mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 1mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0mg Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142mg 0.01mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487mg 0mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.038mg Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218mg 0.009mg Summer squash
Folate 29µg 1µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.003mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg 0.009mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg 0.01mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg 0.014mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg 0.014mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg 0.003mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 0.009mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg 0.011mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg 0.005mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.044g 0.052g Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.003g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.081g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Summer squash Pickled 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
18
Summer squash
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Summer squash
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1206mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.14g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.