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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.
  • Summer squash contains 10000000 times more Vitamin C than Truffle. While Summer squash contains 17mg of Vitamin C, Truffle contains only 0mg.

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 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
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%

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 +∞%
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 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 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%

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

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
Starch g g
Fructose 0.95g g Summer squash
Sugar 2.2g g 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
Vitamin A 200IU 0IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3µg µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Summer squash
Threonine 0.028mg mg Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042mg mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.044g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g g 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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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

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

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.