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Basil vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 4.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Garden cress
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Garden cress
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
170
Basil
244
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
23
Garden cress

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
Basil
6
:
Contains more Iron +143.8%
Contains more Calcium +118.5%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Copper +126.5%
Contains more Zinc +252.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains more Iron +143.8%
Contains more Calcium +118.5%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Copper +126.5%
Contains more Zinc +252.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%

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
Basil
1
:
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.6%

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 the food
Protein
19%
Basil
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
6%
Garden cress
Fats
3%
Basil
3%
Garden cress

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Basil Garden cress Opinion
Calories 23 32 Garden cress
Protein 3.15 2.6 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin C 18 69 Garden cress
Carbs 2.65 5.5 Garden cress
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 1.3 Basil
Calcium 177 81 Basil
Potassium 295 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 64 38 Basil
Sugars 0.3 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 1.6 1.1 Basil
Copper 0.385 0.17 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.23 Basil
Starch
Phosphorus 56 76 Garden cress
Sodium 4 14 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.8 0.7 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 0.902 1 Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.242 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.023 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.228 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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