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Taro vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 6.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Taro Beetroot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Taro 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
13
Taro
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
19
Taro
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
Taro
6
:
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.8%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +129.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.8%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +129.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +52.2%

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
Taro
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.9
Contains more Vitamin A +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.9

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
9%
Taro
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Taro
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 Taro Beetroot Opinion
Calories 112 43 Taro
Protein 1.5 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.2 0.17 Taro
Vitamin C 4.5 4.9 Beetroot
Carbs 26.46 9.56 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 43 16 Taro
Potassium 591 325 Taro
Magnesium 33 23 Taro
Sugars 0.4 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 4.1 2.8 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.075 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.35 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 84 40 Taro
Sodium 11 78 Taro
Vitamin A 76 33 Taro
Vitamin E 2.38 0.04 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.031 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.334 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.155 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.067 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 0.2 Taro
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.06 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.019 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.047 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 0.048 Taro
Leucine 0.111 0.068 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.058 Taro
Methionine 0.02 0.018 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.046 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.056 Taro
Histidine 0.034 0.021 Taro
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