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Summer squash vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Summer squash and Truffle different?

  • Truffle has more Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Magnesium, and Copper than Summer squash.
  • 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +1580%
Contains more Calcium +960%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Magnesium +388.2%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Zinc +355.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +384.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +1580%
Contains more Calcium +960%
Contains more Potassium +187.8%
Contains more Magnesium +388.2%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Zinc +355.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +384.2%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Summer squash
3%
Truffle

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 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

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Summer squash Truffle
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Truffle Opinion
Calories 16 284 Truffle
Protein 1.21 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.18 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 17 0 Summer squash
Net carbs 2.25 2.9100000858306885 Truffle
Carbs 3.35 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 15 159 Truffle
Potassium 262 754 Truffle
Magnesium 17 83 Truffle
Sugar 2.2 Truffle
Fiber 1.1 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.051 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.29 1.32 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 38 184 Truffle
Sodium 2 35 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 0 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.015 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.487 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.112 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 Summer squash
Folate 29 38 Truffle
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. 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.