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Brussels sprout vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (2.2 g)
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 Summer squash
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars 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 Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
9
Summer squash

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 +300%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +277%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +277%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 43 16 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 1.21 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.18 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 17 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 3.35 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.35 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 15 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 262 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 17 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 2.2
Fiber 3.8 1.1 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.051 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.29 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 38 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 754 200 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.12 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.048 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.487 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.155 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.218 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 3 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.016 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.089 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.011 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.028 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.042 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.069 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.065 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.017 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.041 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.053 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.025 Brussels sprout
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