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Onion vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sugars (difference - 2.06g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)

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.
Onion Welsh onion
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Onion Welsh onion
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
6
Onion
82
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
6
Onion
12
Welsh onion

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
Onion
2
:
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +481%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +205.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +481%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +205.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%

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
Onion
1
:
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +264.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +48250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +264.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +48250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

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
7%
Onion
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
0%
Onion
2%
Welsh onion

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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 Onion Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 40 34 Onion
Protein 1.1 1.9 Welsh onion
Fats 0.1 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 7.4 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 9.34 6.5 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 23 18 Onion
Potassium 146 212 Welsh onion
Magnesium 10 23 Welsh onion
Sugars 4.24 2.18 Onion
Fiber 1.7 2.4 Welsh onion
Copper 0.039 0.07 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.17 0.52 Welsh onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 49 Welsh onion
Sodium 4 17 Onion
Vitamin A 2 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.02 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.05 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.169 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.072 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 193.4 Welsh onion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.067 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.014 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.021 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.014 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.025 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.039 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.002 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.021 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.014 0.033 Welsh onion
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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