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Brussels sprout 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 - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
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 contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Brussels sprout Garden cress
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Brussels sprout 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
104
Brussels sprout
244
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
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
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Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Calcium +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Equal in Iron - 1.3
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Calcium +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Equal in Iron - 1.3

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 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +817.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +817.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.2%

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
20%
Brussels sprout
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Garden cress
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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 Brussels sprout Garden cress Opinion
Calories 43 32 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2.6 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin C 85 69 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 5.5 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.3 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 81 Garden cress
Potassium 389 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 23 38 Garden cress
Sugars 2.2 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 3.8 1.1 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.17 Garden cress
Zinc 0.42 0.23 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 76 Garden cress
Sodium 25 14 Garden cress
Vitamin A 754 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.88 0.7 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.08 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 0.745 1 Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.242 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.023 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.228 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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