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Brussels sprout vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 0.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 asparagus
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index 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 asparagus
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
28
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
16
Garden asparagus

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 Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +1417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 756
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Contains more Vitamin C +1417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 756
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Garden asparagus

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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 asparagus Opinion
Calories 43 20 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2.2 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.12 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 5.6 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 3.88 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 2.14 Garden asparagus
Calcium 42 24 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 202 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 14 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 1.88 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 2.1 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.42 0.54 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 69 52 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 754 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 0.88 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.143 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.978 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.274 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.091 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 41.6 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.04 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.05 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.027 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.084 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.075 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.128 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.104 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.031 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.075 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.115 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.049 Brussels sprout
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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