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Zucchini vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Zucchini and Pickled cucumber different?

  • Zucchini is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Folate, while Pickled cucumber is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Pickled cucumber covers your daily need of Sodium 52% more than Zucchini.
  • Zucchini contains 24 times more Folate than Pickled cucumber. Zucchini contains 24µg of Folate, while Pickled cucumber contains 1µg.
  • Zucchini is lower in Sodium.

Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour 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 +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains more Potassium +1034.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +60.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Contains more Potassium +1034.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +60.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +840%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1711.1%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin K +993%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +840%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1711.1%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin K +993%
Equal in Vitamin A - 191

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Zucchini Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 2.11g 1.06g Zucchini
Protein 1.21g 0.33g Zucchini
Fats 0.32g 0.2g Zucchini
Carbs 3.11g 2.26g Zucchini
Calories 17kcal 11kcal Zucchini
Starch 0g g Zucchini
Fructose 1.38g g Zucchini
Sugar 2.5g 1.06g Pickled cucumber
Fiber 1g 1.2g Pickled cucumber
Calcium 16mg 0mg Zucchini
Iron 0.37mg 0.4mg Pickled cucumber
Magnesium 18mg 4mg Zucchini
Phosphorus 38mg 14mg Zucchini
Potassium 261mg 23mg Zucchini
Sodium 8mg 1208mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.32mg 0.02mg Zucchini
Copper 0.053mg 0.085mg Pickled cucumber
Vitamin A 200IU 191IU Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.09mg Zucchini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17.9mg 1mg Zucchini
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0mg Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 0mg Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.038mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.009mg Zucchini
Folate 24µg 1µg Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.003mg Zucchini
Threonine 0.029mg 0.009mg Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Leucine 0.071mg 0.014mg Zucchini
Lysine 0.067mg 0.014mg Zucchini
Methionine 0.018mg 0.003mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.009mg Zucchini
Valine 0.054mg 0.011mg Zucchini
Histidine 0.026mg 0.005mg Zucchini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.084g 0.052g Pickled cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.003g Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.081g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Zucchini Pickled 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
16
Zucchini
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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
7%
Zucchini
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 1200mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.44g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
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 ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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