Rhubarb vs. Edamame

Nutrition comparison of Rhubarb and Edamame


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of rhubarb versus edamame (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in rhubarb and edamame:

  • Both rhubarb and edamame are high in calcium and potassium.
  • Edamame has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Edamame is a great source of iron and protein.
  • Edamame is an excellent source of dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of rhubarb and edamame is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Edamame (Edamame, frozen, prepared) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Edamame is high in calories and rhubarb has 83% less calories than edamame - rhubarb has 21 calories per 100 grams and edamame has 121 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, rhubarb is much lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to edamame per calorie. Rhubarb has a macronutrient ratio of 16:78:6 and for edamame, 37:27:36 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Rhubarb Edamame
Protein 16% 37%
Carbohydrates 78% 27%
Fat 6% 36%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts carbs - rhubarb has 4.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and edamame has 8.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Edamame is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 189% more dietary fiber than rhubarb - rhubarb has 1.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and edamame has 5.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts of sugar - rhubarb has 1.1g of sugar per 100 grams and edamame has 2.2g of sugar.



Protein

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Edamame is a great source of protein and it has 12 times more protein than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.9g of protein per 100 grams and edamame has 11.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both rhubarb and edamame are low in saturated fat - rhubarb has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and edamame has 0.62g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both edamame and rhubarb are low in trans fat - edamame has 0.01g of trans fat per 100 grams and rhubarb does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - rhubarb has 8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and edamame has 6.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - rhubarb has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and edamame has 15ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - rhubarb has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and edamame has 0.68mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Rhubarb and edamame contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - rhubarb has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and edamame has 26.7ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Edamame has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Rhubarb Edamame
Thiamin 0.02 MG 0.2 MG
Riboflavin 0.03 MG 0.155 MG
Niacin 0.3 MG 0.915 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.085 MG 0.395 MG
Vitamin B6 0.024 MG 0.1 MG
Folate 7 UG 311 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both rhubarb and edamame are high in calcium. Rhubarb has 37% more calcium than edamame - rhubarb has 86mg of calcium per 100 grams and edamame has 63mg of calcium.

iron

Edamame is a great source of iron and it has 932% more iron than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.22mg of iron per 100 grams and edamame has 2.3mg of iron.

potassium

Both rhubarb and edamame are high in potassium. Edamame has 51% more potassium than rhubarb - rhubarb has 288mg of potassium per 100 grams and edamame has 436mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Rhubarb Edamame
beta-carotene 61 UG 175 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 170 UG 1619 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, edamame has more linoleic acid than rhubarb per 100 grams.

Rhubarb Edamame
linoleic acid 0.099 G 1.792 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.002 G
Total 0.099 G 1.794 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Edamame (Edamame, frozen, prepared) .

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