44points

Hearts of Palm

42points

Zucchini

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48 facts in comparison

Hearts of Palm vs Zucchini

Hearts of Palm
Zucchini

Why is Hearts of Palm better than Zucchini?

  • 6.76x more food energy (kcal) per 100g
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    115kcalvs17kcal
  • 2.23x more proteins per 100g
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    2.7gvs1.21g
  • 1.5x more dietary fiber per 100g
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    1.5gvs1g
  • 4.17x more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
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    0.5mgvs0.12mg
  • 12.5% more calcium per 100g
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    18mgvs16mg
  • 4.57x more iron per 100g
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    1.69mgvs0.37mg
  • 6.92x more potassium per 100g
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    1806mgvs261mg
  • 11.11% more thiamin per 100g
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    0.05mgvs0.045mg

Why is Zucchini better than Hearts of Palm?

  • 36.39% higher water content per 100g
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    94.79gvs69.5g
  • 85.43% smaller amount of sugars per 100g
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    2.5gvs17.16g
  • 2.94x more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
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    200IUvs68IU
  • 1.8x more magnesium per 100g
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    18mgvs10mg
  • 2.24x more vitamin C per 100g
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    17.9mgvs8mg
  • 3.33x more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
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    10µgvs3µg
  • Considerably more vitamin K per 100g.Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble vitamins (K1 and K2) needed for the synthesis of proteins that ensure blood coagulation and help bone metabolism.
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    4.3µgvs0µg
  • Clearly more choline per 100g.Choline is essential for the production of cellular membranes and plays a crucial role in acetylcholine synthesis and cholinergic neurotransmission.
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    9.5mgvs0mg

General values

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.
Choline is essential for the production of cellular membranes and plays a crucial role in acetylcholine synthesis and cholinergic neurotransmission.
Beta carotene is a pigment found in plants and is an antioxidant. When ingested, it converts to vitamin A1 (retinol), which is necessary for eye health, skin health and for maintaining a strong immune system.
Alpha carotene is similar to beta carotene but is more effective in its role as an antioxidant. It helps maintaining healthy bones, skin and vision, as well as a strong immune system.
Beta-cryptoxanthin is an antioxidant that is converted to vitamin A1 (retinol) when ingested. It aids maintaining healthy vision, healthy bones and skin and assists the immune system.

Sugars

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Minerals

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.

Vitamins

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.
Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.
Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

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