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Shallot vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beetroot
Beetroot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.11g)
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.
Shallot Beetroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Shallot Beetroot
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
10
Shallot
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
15
Shallot
13
Beetroot

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
:
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.04

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
15%
Shallot
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
10%
Beetroot
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Beetroot

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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 Shallot Beetroot Opinion
Calories 72 43 Shallot
Protein 2.5 1.61 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.17 Beetroot
Vitamin C 8 4.9 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 9.56 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Shallot
Calcium 37 16 Shallot
Potassium 334 325 Shallot
Magnesium 21 23 Beetroot
Sugars 7.87 6.76 Shallot
Fiber 3.2 2.8 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.075 Shallot
Zinc 0.4 0.35 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 40 Shallot
Sodium 12 78 Shallot
Vitamin A 4 33 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.04
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.031 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.334 Beetroot
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.155 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.067 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 0.2 Shallot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.027 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.06 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.028 0.019 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 0.047 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.048 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.068 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.058 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.018 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.046 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.056 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.021 Shallot
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