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Broccoli vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
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?
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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.
Broccoli Jícama
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Jícama
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
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
6
Jícama

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 +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +110.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.048
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +110.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +156.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.048

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 +341.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +341.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%

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
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
9%
Jícama
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 34 38 Jícama
Protein 2.82 0.72 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.09 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 20.2 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.6 Broccoli
Calcium 47 12 Broccoli
Potassium 316 150 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 12 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 2.6 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.049 0.048 Broccoli
Zinc 0.41 0.16 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 18 Broccoli
Sodium 33 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 623 21 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.46 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.02 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.029 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.2 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.135 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.042 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 0.3 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.005 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.043 Jícama
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.018 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.016 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.025 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.026 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.007 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.017 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.022 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.019 Broccoli
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