foodstruct logo
Find food by nutritional value | Diet analysis

Basil vs Scallion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 2.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Scallion
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Scallion
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
82
Scallion
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
15
Scallion

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +114.2%
Contains more Calcium +145.8%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +363.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 276
Contains more Iron +114.2%
Contains more Calcium +145.8%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +363.9%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 276

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +429.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 18.8
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin A +429.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 18.8
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.08

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
11%
Scallion
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
7%
Scallion
Fats
3%
Basil
1%
Scallion

People also compare

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 Scallion Opinion
Calories 23 32 Scallion
Protein 3.15 1.83 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.19 Basil
Vitamin C 18 18.8 Scallion
Carbs 2.65 7.34 Scallion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 1.48 Basil
Calcium 177 72 Basil
Potassium 295 276 Basil
Magnesium 64 20 Basil
Sugars 0.3 2.33 Scallion
Fiber 1.6 2.6 Scallion
Copper 0.385 0.083 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.39 Basil
Starch
Phosphorus 56 37 Basil
Sodium 4 16 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 997 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 0.55 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.055 Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.08 Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.902 0.525 Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.075 Basil
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.061 Basil
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 207 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.032 Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.027 Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.074 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 0.02 Basil
Threonine 0.104 0.072 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 0.077 Basil
Leucine 0.191 0.109 Basil
Lysine 0.11 0.091 Basil
Methionine 0.036 0.02 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.059 Basil
Valine 0.127 0.081 Basil
Histidine 0.051 0.032 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.