foodstruct logo
Find food by nutritional value | Diet analysis

Cauliflower vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 1.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Cauliflower Taro
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cauliflower 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
31
Cauliflower
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
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
:
7
Taro
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Iron +31%
Contains more Calcium +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +341%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Iron +31%
Contains more Calcium +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +341%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%

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
:
5
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +971.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1450%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +971.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1450%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%

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
12%
Cauliflower
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
1%
Taro

People also compare

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 Cauliflower Taro Opinion
Calories 25 112 Taro
Protein 1.92 1.5 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.2 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 4.5 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.55 Taro
Calcium 22 43 Taro
Potassium 299 591 Taro
Magnesium 15 33 Taro
Sugars 1.91 0.4 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.039 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.27 0.23 Cauliflower
Starch
Phosphorus 44 84 Taro
Sodium 30 11 Taro
Vitamin A 0 76 Taro
Vitamin E 0.08 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.025 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.6 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.303 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 1 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.016 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.083 Taro
Tryptophan 0.02 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.076 0.069 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.054 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.217 0.067 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.125 0.082 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.034 Cauliflower
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.