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Broccoli vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 2.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Sweet potato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Sweet potato
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
80
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
15
Sweet potato

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 +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Copper +208.2%
Equal in Potassium - 337

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 +3616.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5544.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2177.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Contains more Vitamin C +3616.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5544.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2177.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Sweet potato

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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 Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 34 86 Sweet potato
Protein 2.82 1.57 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.05 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 2.4 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.61 Broccoli
Calcium 47 30 Broccoli
Potassium 316 337 Sweet potato
Magnesium 21 25 Sweet potato
Sugars 1.7 4.18 Sweet potato
Fiber 2.6 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.049 0.151 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.41 0.3 Broccoli
Starch 0 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 66 47 Broccoli
Sodium 33 55 Broccoli
Vitamin A 623 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.78 0.26 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.078 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.061 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.557 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.209 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 1.8 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.001 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.014 Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033 0.031 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.083 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.055 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.092 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.066 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.029 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.089 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.086 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.031 Broccoli
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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