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Welsh onion vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Welsh onion and Cucumber different?

  • Welsh onion is higher than Cucumber in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily need of Vitamin K 148% more than Cucumber.
  • Welsh onion contains 17 times more Vitamin E than Cucumber. Welsh onion contains 0.51mg of Vitamin E , while Cucumber contains 0.03mg.

Onions, welsh, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +335.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +335.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%

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 A +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +864.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1079.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +1004.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +864.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1079.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.3%

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.
Welsh onion Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 3.13g Welsh onion
Protein 1.9g 0.65g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.11g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 3.63g Welsh onion
Calories 34kcal 15kcal Welsh onion
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 2.18g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 2.4g 0.5g Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 16mg Welsh onion
Iron 1.22mg 0.28mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 49mg 24mg Welsh onion
Potassium 212mg 147mg Welsh onion
Sodium 17mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.52mg 0.2mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.041mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 105IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.03mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 2.8mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.027mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.098mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.04mg Welsh onion
Folate 16µg 7µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 16.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.005mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.019mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.029mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.029mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.006mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.019mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg 0.022mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg 0.01mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.005g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.032g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion Cucumber
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
61
Welsh onion
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
8
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
11%
Welsh onion
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
4%
Cucumber
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.