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Broccoli vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Cauliflower
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
31
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
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 +73.8%
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Sodium - 30
Contains more Iron +73.8%
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Sodium - 30

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 +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26%
Contains more Vitamin K +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.184
Contains more Vitamin C +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26%
Contains more Vitamin K +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.184

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
2%
Broccoli
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 Broccoli Cauliflower Opinion
Calories 34 25 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 1.92 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.28 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 48.2 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 4.97 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.42 Broccoli
Calcium 47 22 Broccoli
Potassium 316 299 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 15 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 1.91 Cauliflower
Fiber 2.6 2 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.039 Broccoli
Zinc 0.41 0.27 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 44 Broccoli
Sodium 33 30 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 623 0 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.08 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.05 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.06 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.507 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.667 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.184 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 15.5 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.13 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.034 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.031 Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033 0.02 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.076 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.071 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.106 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.038 0.02 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.065 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.125
Histidine 0.059 0.056 Broccoli
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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