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Brussels sprout vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Vegetable
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
12
Vegetable

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
:
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Vegetable

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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 43 65 Vegetable
Protein 3.38 2.86 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.15 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 3.2 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.82 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 25 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 169 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 22 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 3.12 Vegetable
Fiber 3.8 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.07 0.083 Vegetable
Zinc 0.42 0.49 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 69 51 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 35 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.88 0.38 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.071 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.151 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.074 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 23.5 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.01 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.072 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.029 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.115 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.152 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.154 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.032 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.155 0.149 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.073 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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