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Garden asparagus vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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.
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.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.
Garden asparagus Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Brussels sprout
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
28
Garden asparagus
104
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
16
Garden asparagus
16
Brussels sprout

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 +52.9%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Copper +170%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +92.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%

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 E +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 754
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Contains more Vitamin E +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 754
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139

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
13%
Garden asparagus
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Brussels sprout

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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 Garden asparagus Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 20 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 2.2 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.12 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 5.6 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 3.88 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 1.4 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 42 Brussels sprout
Potassium 202 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 14 23 Brussels sprout
Sugars 1.88 2.2 Brussels sprout
Fiber 2.1 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.189 0.07 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.42 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 52 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 2 25 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 754 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0.88 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.139 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.09 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.745 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 177 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.062 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.023 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.027 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.084 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.075 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.128 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.104 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.031 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.115 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.049 0.076 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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