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Taro vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Taro and Pickled cucumber different?

  • Taro is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin E , Fiber, Phosphorus, and Copper, however Pickled cucumber is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Pickled cucumber is 52% higher.
  • Taro contains 35 times more Manganese than Pickled cucumber. While Taro contains 0.383mg of Manganese, Pickled cucumber contains only 0.011mg.
  • Taro has less Sodium.

Taro, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour 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 more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2469.6%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Copper +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2469.6%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Copper +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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
Taro
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +2544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +697.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3044.4%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +151.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 12% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 0% 118% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +2544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +697.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3044.4%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +151.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%

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
Taro
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Pickled cucumber

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

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Taro Pickled cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 1197mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Pickled cucumber Opinion
Calories 112 11 Taro
Protein 1.5 0.33 Taro
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 4.5 1 Taro
Net carbs 22.360000610351562 1.059999942779541 Taro
Carbs 26.46 2.26 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.4 Taro
Calcium 43 0 Taro
Potassium 591 23 Taro
Magnesium 33 4 Taro
Sugar 0.4 1.06 Taro
Fiber 4.1 1.2 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.085 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.02 Taro
Starch
Phosphorus 84 14 Taro
Sodium 11 1208 Taro
Vitamin A 76 191 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 2.38 0.09 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.01 Taro
Vitamin B3 0.6 0 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.038 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.009 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 47 Pickled cucumber
Folate 22 1 Taro
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.052 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.003 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.081 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.003 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.009 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 0.01 Taro
Leucine 0.111 0.014 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.014 Taro
Methionine 0.02 0.003 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.009 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.011 Taro
Histidine 0.034 0.005 Taro
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.