Rhubarb vs. Pickles

Nutrition comparison of Rhubarb and Pickles


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

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

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

  • Both rhubarb and pickles are high in calcium.
  • Rhubarb is a great source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of rhubarb and pickles 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 Pickles (Pickles, cucumber, dill or kosher dill) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of calories - rhubarb has 21 calories per 100 grams and pickle has 12 calories.

Rhubarb Pickles
Protein 16% 16%
Carbohydrates 78% 65%
Fat 6% 18%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both rhubarb and pickles are low in carbohydrates - rhubarb has 4.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and pickle has 2.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Rhubarb has 80% more dietary fiber than pickle - rhubarb has 1.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and pickle has 1g of dietary fiber.

sugar

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



Protein

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Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of protein - rhubarb has 0.9g of protein per 100 grams and pickle has 0.5g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both rhubarb and pickles are low in saturated fat - rhubarb has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and pickle has 0.08g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Rhubarb has 248% more Vitamin C than pickle - rhubarb has 8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and pickle has 2.3mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - rhubarb has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pickle has 6ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - rhubarb has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and pickle has 0.03mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - rhubarb has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pickle has 17.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Both rhubarb and pickles contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Rhubarb Pickles
Thiamin 0.02 MG 0.045 MG
Riboflavin 0.03 MG 0.057 MG
Niacin 0.3 MG 0.109 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.085 MG 0.201 MG
Vitamin B6 0.024 MG 0.035 MG
Folate 7 UG 8 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both rhubarb and pickles are high in calcium. Rhubarb has 51% more calcium than pickle - rhubarb has 86mg of calcium per 100 grams and pickle has 57mg of calcium.

iron

Rhubarb and pickles contain similar amounts of iron - rhubarb has 0.22mg of iron per 100 grams and pickle has 0.26mg of iron.

potassium

Rhubarb is a great source of potassium and it has 146% more potassium than pickle - rhubarb has 288mg of potassium per 100 grams and pickle has 117mg 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, both rhubarb and pickles contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Rhubarb Pickles
beta-carotene 61 UG 53 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 170 UG 28 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 13 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both rhubarb and pickles contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Rhubarb Pickles
linoleic acid 0.099 G 0.052 G
Total 0.099 G 0.052 G



Customize your serving size


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 Pickles (Pickles, cucumber, dill or kosher dill) .

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