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Vegetable vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Vegetable and Zucchini

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Fiber, Manganese, and Iron, while Zucchini has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 23% higher.
  • Zucchini contains 5 times less Vitamin K than Vegetable. Vegetable contains 23.5µg of Vitamin K, while Zucchini contains 4.3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw.

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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 +121.6%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +56.6%
Contains more Zinc +53.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +121.6%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +56.6%
Contains more Zinc +53.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +2038.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +446.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.3%
Contains more Folate +26.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +2038.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +446.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.3%
Contains more Folate +26.3%

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
36
Vegetable
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
12
Zucchini

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
17%
Vegetable
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Zucchini

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.
Vegetable Zucchini
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Vegetable Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Vegetable Zucchini Opinion
Calories 65 17 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 1.21 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 3.2 17.9 Zucchini
Net carbs 8.6899995803833 2.109999895095825 Vegetable
Carbs 13.09 3.11 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.37 Vegetable
Calcium 25 16 Vegetable
Potassium 169 261 Zucchini
Magnesium 22 18 Vegetable
Sugar 3.12 2.5 Zucchini
Fiber 4.4 1 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.053 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.32 Vegetable
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 51 38 Vegetable
Sodium 35 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 4277 200 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.045 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.094 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.451 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.163 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 4.3 Vegetable
Folate 19 24 Zucchini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.084 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.011 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.091 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.029 0.01 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.029 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.044 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.071 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.067 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.018 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.043 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.054 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.026 Vegetable
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.