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Beetroot vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sugars (difference - 4.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Beetroot Welsh onion
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
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
Beetroot Welsh onion
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
82
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
12
Welsh onion

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 Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 C +451%
Contains more Vitamin A +3415.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +96600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.072
Contains more Vitamin C +451%
Contains more Vitamin A +3415.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +96600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.072

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Beetroot
2%
Welsh onion

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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 Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 43 34 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 1.9 Welsh onion
Fats 0.17 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 4.9 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 9.56 6.5 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 16 18 Welsh onion
Potassium 325 212 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 6.76 2.18 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 2.4 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.07 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.52 Welsh onion
Starch
Phosphorus 40 49 Welsh onion
Sodium 78 17 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 33 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.04 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.05 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.169 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.072 Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 193.4 Welsh onion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.067 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.019 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.047 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.048 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.068 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.058 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.018 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.056 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.021 0.033 Welsh onion
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