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Beetroot vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 4.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Beetroot Cauliflower
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Cauliflower
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
5
Beetroot
31
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
10
Cauliflower

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
:
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +92.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Copper +92.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +883.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +330.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +7650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +883.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +330.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +7650%

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
10%
Beetroot
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Cauliflower

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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 Beetroot Cauliflower Opinion
Calories 43 25 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 1.92 Cauliflower
Fats 0.17 0.28 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 4.9 48.2 Cauliflower
Carbs 9.56 4.97 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.42 Beetroot
Calcium 16 22 Cauliflower
Potassium 325 299 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 15 Beetroot
Sugars 6.76 1.91 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 2 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.039 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.27 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 44 Cauliflower
Sodium 78 30 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 33 0 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.08 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.05 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.06 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.507 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.667 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.184 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 15.5 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.13 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.034 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.031 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.047 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.048 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.068 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.058 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.018 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.056 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.021 0.056 Cauliflower
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