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Summer squash vs. Truffle — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Summer squash and Truffle different?

  • Summer squash is higher in Vitamin C, however, Truffle is richer in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Truffle is 276% higher.

Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Calcium +960%
Contains more Iron +1580%
Contains more Magnesium +388.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +384.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +355.2%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Manganese +1014.9%
Contains more Selenium +21600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17% 23% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61% 255% 237%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Calcium +960%
Contains more Iron +1580%
Contains more Magnesium +388.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +384.2%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Zinc +355.2%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Manganese +1014.9%
Contains more Selenium +21600%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +494.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Folate +31%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 4% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +494.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Folate +31%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +539.5%
Contains more Protein +664.5%
Contains more Fats +305.6%
Contains more Carbs +2079.4%
Contains more Other +256.5%
3% 95%
Protein: 1.21 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 3.35 g
Water: 94.64 g
Other: 0.62 g
9% 73% 15% 2%
Protein: 9.25 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 73.01 g
Water: 14.8 g
Other: 2.21 g
Contains more Water +539.5%
Contains more Protein +664.5%
Contains more Fats +305.6%
Contains more Carbs +2079.4%
Contains more Other +256.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Summer squash Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 2.25g 2.91g Truffle
Protein 1.21g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.18g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 3.35g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 16kcal 284kcal Truffle
Fructose 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g Truffle
Fiber 1.1g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 15mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.35mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 17mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 38mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 262mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 2mg 35mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.29mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.051mg 0.183mg Truffle
Manganese 0.175mg 1.951mg Truffle
Selenium 0.2µg 43.4µg Truffle
Vitamin A 200IU 0IU Summer squash
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin C 17mg 0mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.015mg Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.487mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.218mg 0.112mg Summer squash
Folate 29µg 38µg Truffle
Choline 6.7mg Summer squash
Vitamin K 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg Summer squash
Saturated Fat 0.044g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Truffle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Summer squash
31%
Truffle
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Summer squash
107%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.