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Brussels sprout vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 1.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 Red cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Red cabbage
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
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
10
Red cabbage

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 Iron +75%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Equal in Calcium - 45
Equal in Sodium - 27
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Potassium +60.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Equal in Calcium - 45
Equal in Sodium - 27

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 +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +48%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
Contains more Vitamin C +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +48%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Red cabbage

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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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 43 31 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 1.43 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.16 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 57 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 7.37 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.8 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 389 243 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 16 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 3.8 2.1 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.017 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.22 Brussels sprout
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 69 30 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 27 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.88 0.11 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.064 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.069 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.418 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.147 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.209 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 38.2 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.012 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.08 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.039 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.034 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.046 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.049 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.014 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.036 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.048 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.024 Brussels sprout
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