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Broccoli vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (1.7 g)

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.
Broccoli Cassava
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Cassava
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
80
Broccoli
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
10
Cassava

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 +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 +333%
Contains more Vitamin A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +435.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +333%
Contains more Vitamin A +4692.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +435.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%

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
17%
Broccoli
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
38%
Cassava
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Cassava

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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 Broccoli Cassava Opinion
Calories 34 160 Cassava
Protein 2.82 1.36 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.28 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 20.6 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.27 Broccoli
Calcium 47 16 Broccoli
Potassium 316 271 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 21
Sugars 1.7 1.7
Fiber 2.6 1.8 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.1 Cassava
Zinc 0.41 0.34 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 27 Broccoli
Sodium 33 14 Cassava
Vitamin A 623 13 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.19 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.048 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.107 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.088 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 1.9 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.074 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.048 Cassava
Tryptophan 0.033 0.019 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.028 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.027 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.039 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.044 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.011 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.026 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.035 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.02 Broccoli
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