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Brussels sprout vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Yam
Yam contains less Sugars (difference - 1.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Yam
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
16
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
19
Yam

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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Yam
Contains more Iron +159.3%
Contains more Calcium +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +109.8%
Contains more Copper +154.3%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Contains more Iron +159.3%
Contains more Calcium +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +109.8%
Contains more Copper +154.3%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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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2
Yam
Contains more Vitamin C +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +7595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.314
Contains more Vitamin C +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +7595.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.314

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%
Yam
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
28%
Yam
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Yam

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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 Yam Opinion
Calories 43 118 Yam
Protein 3.38 1.53 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.17 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 17.1 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.54 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 17 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 816 Yam
Magnesium 23 21 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 0.5 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.07 0.178 Yam
Zinc 0.42 0.24 Brussels sprout
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Phosphorus 69 55 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 9 Yam
Vitamin A 754 138 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.35 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.112 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.032 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.552 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.314 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 2.3 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.037 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.006 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.076 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.054 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.052 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.096 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.059 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.021 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.071 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.062 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.034 Brussels sprout
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