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Watercress vs Garden rhubarb - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Watercress and Garden rhubarb different?

  • Watercress is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B1, while Garden rhubarb is higher in Fiber.
  • Watercress covers your daily need of Vitamin K 184% more than Garden rhubarb.
  • Watercress contains 32 times more Vitamin A than Garden rhubarb. Watercress contains 160µg of Vitamin A, while Garden rhubarb contains 5µg.

Watercress, raw and Rhubarb, raw types were 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 Calcium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.22
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 36% 30% 15% 26% 3% 26% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +39.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.22
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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 C +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3028.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +753.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 144% 192% 20% 0% 23% 28% 4% 19% 30% 0% 625% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 7% 6% 0% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3028.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +753.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%

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
91
Watercress
12
Garden rhubarb
Mineral Summary Score
18
Watercress
11
Garden rhubarb

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
14%
Watercress
5%
Garden rhubarb
Carbohydrates
1%
Watercress
5%
Garden rhubarb
Fats
0%
Watercress
1%
Garden rhubarb

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.
Watercress Garden rhubarb
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Watercress Garden rhubarb
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?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Watercress
Watercress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watercress
Watercress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watercress Garden rhubarb Opinion
Calories 11 21 Garden rhubarb
Protein 2.3 0.9 Watercress
Fats 0.1 0.2 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin C 43 8 Watercress
Carbs 1.29 4.54 Garden rhubarb
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 0.22 Garden rhubarb
Calcium 120 86 Watercress
Potassium 330 288 Watercress
Magnesium 21 12 Watercress
Sugar 0.2 1.1 Watercress
Fiber 0.5 1.8 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.077 0.021 Watercress
Zinc 0.11 0.1 Watercress
Starch
Phosphorus 60 14 Watercress
Sodium 41 4 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 3191 102 Watercress
Vitamin E 1 0.27 Watercress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.02 Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.03 Watercress
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.3 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B5 0.31 0.085 Watercress
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.024 Watercress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 250 29.3 Watercress
Folate 9 7 Watercress
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.053 Watercress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.039 Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035 0.099 Garden rhubarb
Tryptophan 0.03 Watercress
Threonine 0.133 Watercress
Isoleucine 0.093 Watercress
Leucine 0.166 Watercress
Lysine 0.134 Watercress
Methionine 0.02 Watercress
Phenylalanine 0.114 Watercress
Valine 0.137 Watercress
Histidine 0.04 Watercress
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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. Watercress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170068/nutrients
  2. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.