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Rapini vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Rapini
Rapini contains less Sugars (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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.
Rapini Taro
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rapini Taro
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
103
Rapini
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
19
Rapini
19
Taro

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
Rapini
3
:
5
Taro
Contains more Iron +289.1%
Contains more Calcium +151.2%
Contains more Zinc +234.8%
Contains more Potassium +201.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +289.1%
Contains more Calcium +151.2%
Contains more Zinc +234.8%
Contains more Potassium +201.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Rapini
7
:
2
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +348.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +416%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22300%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.303
Contains more Vitamin C +348.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +416%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22300%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.303

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
19%
Rapini
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
26%
Taro
Fats
2%
Rapini
1%
Taro

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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 Rapini Taro Opinion
Calories 22 112 Taro
Protein 3.17 1.5 Rapini
Fats 0.49 0.2 Rapini
Vitamin C 20.2 4.5 Rapini
Carbs 2.85 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.55 Rapini
Calcium 108 43 Rapini
Potassium 196 591 Taro
Magnesium 22 33 Taro
Sugars 0.38 0.4 Taro
Fiber 2.7 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.042 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.77 0.23 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 73 84 Taro
Sodium 33 11 Taro
Vitamin A 2622 76 Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.162 0.095 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129 0.025 Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.221 0.6 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322 0.303 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 224 1 Rapini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026 0.016 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13 0.083 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043 0.023 Rapini
Threonine 0.106 0.069 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104 0.054 Rapini
Leucine 0.17 0.111 Rapini
Lysine 0.198 0.067 Rapini
Methionine 0.048 0.02 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128 0.082 Rapini
Valine 0.153 0.082 Rapini
Histidine 0.066 0.034 Rapini
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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