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Brussels sprout vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 1.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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 richer in minerals?
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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.
Brussels sprout Taro
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Brussels sprout 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
104
Brussels sprout
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
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
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Taro
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +145.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +145.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Equal in Calcium - 43

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +1788.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +892.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +17600%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.303
Contains more Vitamin C +1788.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +892.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +17600%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.2%
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
20%
Brussels sprout
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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 Brussels sprout Taro Opinion
Calories 43 112 Taro
Protein 3.38 1.5 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 4.5 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.55 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 43 Taro
Potassium 389 591 Taro
Magnesium 23 33 Taro
Sugars 2.2 0.4 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.07 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.42 0.23 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 84 Taro
Sodium 25 11 Taro
Vitamin A 754 76 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.095 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.025 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.6 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.303 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 1 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.016 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.083 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.023 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.069 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.054 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.111 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.067 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.02 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.082 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.082 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.034 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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