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Broccoli vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 1.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Vegetable
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
12
Vegetable

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 Calcium +88%
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Copper +69.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 35
Contains more Calcium +88%
Contains more Potassium +87%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Copper +69.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 35

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 +2687.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +332.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.12
Contains more Vitamin C +2687.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +332.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.12

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
13%
Vegetable
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Vegetable

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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 34 65 Vegetable
Protein 2.82 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.37 0.15 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 3.2 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 47 25 Broccoli
Potassium 316 169 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 22 Vegetable
Sugars 1.7 3.12 Vegetable
Fiber 2.6 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.049 0.083 Vegetable
Zinc 0.41 0.49 Vegetable
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 51 Broccoli
Sodium 33 35 Broccoli
Vitamin A 623 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.78 0.38 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.071
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.151 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.074 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 23.5 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.01 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.072 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.033 0.029 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.079 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.129 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.135 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.038 0.034 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.125 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.059 0.073 Vegetable
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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