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Yam vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Yam and Pickled cucumber

  • Yam has more Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Pickled cucumber is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pickled cucumber's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Yam contains 36 times more Manganese than Pickled cucumber. Yam contains 0.397mg of Manganese, while Pickled cucumber contains 0.011mg.
  • Yam contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Yam, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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 +35%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Copper +109.4%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 72% 15% 60% 7% 24% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3447.8%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Copper +109.4%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%

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
Yam
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +1610%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +726.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Folate +2200%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 9% 7% 0% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 0% 6% 18%
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 +1610%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +726.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Folate +2200%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1943.5%

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
19
Yam
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
25
Yam
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%
Yam
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Yam
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.
Yam 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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Yam Pickled cucumber
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?
Yam
Yam is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 1199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yam Pickled cucumber Opinion
Calories 118 11 Yam
Protein 1.53 0.33 Yam
Fats 0.17 0.2 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin C 17.1 1 Yam
Net carbs 23.780000686645508 1.059999942779541 Yam
Carbs 27.88 2.26 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.4 Yam
Calcium 17 0 Yam
Potassium 816 23 Yam
Magnesium 21 4 Yam
Sugar 0.5 1.06 Yam
Fiber 4.1 1.2 Yam
Copper 0.178 0.085 Yam
Zinc 0.24 0.02 Yam
Starch
Phosphorus 55 14 Yam
Sodium 9 1208 Yam
Vitamin A 138 191 Pickled cucumber
Vitamin E 0.35 0.09 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.112 0 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.01 Yam
Vitamin B3 0.552 0 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.314 0.038 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.009 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 47 Pickled cucumber
Folate 23 1 Yam
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.052 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.003 Yam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.081 Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.012 0.003 Yam
Threonine 0.054 0.009 Yam
Isoleucine 0.052 0.01 Yam
Leucine 0.096 0.014 Yam
Lysine 0.059 0.014 Yam
Methionine 0.021 0.003 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071 0.009 Yam
Valine 0.062 0.011 Yam
Histidine 0.034 0.005 Yam
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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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.