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Broccoli vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 2.7g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Broccoli Garden cress
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Garden cress
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
244
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
23
Garden cress

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 Zinc +78.3%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Copper +246.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Copper +246.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%

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 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1010.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1010.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.4%

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
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
6%
Garden cress
Fats
2%
Broccoli
3%
Garden cress

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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 Garden cress Opinion
Calories 34 32 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 2.6 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin C 89.2 69 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 5.5 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 1.3 Garden cress
Calcium 47 81 Garden cress
Potassium 316 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 21 38 Garden cress
Sugars 1.7 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 2.6 1.1 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.17 Garden cress
Zinc 0.41 0.23 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 76 Garden cress
Sodium 33 14 Garden cress
Vitamin A 623 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.78 0.7 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 0.639 1 Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.242 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.023 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.228 Garden cress
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
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