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Garlic vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic 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.
Garlic 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 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
Garlic 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
36
Garlic
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garlic
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
Garlic
5
:
3
Taro
Contains more Iron +209.1%
Contains more Calcium +320.9%
Contains more Copper +73.8%
Contains more Zinc +404.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Iron +209.1%
Contains more Calcium +320.9%
Contains more Copper +73.8%
Contains more Zinc +404.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%

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
Garlic
7
:
2
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%
Contains more Vitamin C +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%

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
38%
Garlic
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
26%
Taro
Fats
2%
Garlic
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 Garlic Taro Opinion
Calories 149 112 Garlic
Protein 6.36 1.5 Garlic
Fats 0.5 0.2 Garlic
Vitamin C 31.2 4.5 Garlic
Carbs 33.06 26.46 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 0.55 Garlic
Calcium 181 43 Garlic
Potassium 401 591 Taro
Magnesium 25 33 Taro
Sugars 1 0.4 Garlic
Fiber 2.1 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.299 0.172 Garlic
Zinc 1.16 0.23 Garlic
Starch
Phosphorus 153 84 Garlic
Sodium 17 11 Taro
Vitamin A 9 76 Taro
Vitamin E 0.08 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.095 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.025 Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.6 Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596 0.303 Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235 0.283 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 1 Garlic
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249 0.083 Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066 0.023 Garlic
Threonine 0.157 0.069 Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217 0.054 Garlic
Leucine 0.308 0.111 Garlic
Lysine 0.273 0.067 Garlic
Methionine 0.076 0.02 Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183 0.082 Garlic
Valine 0.291 0.082 Garlic
Histidine 0.113 0.034 Garlic
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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