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Taro vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 7.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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 Shallot
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 Shallot
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
10
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
19
Taro
15
Shallot

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 +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Contains more Calcium +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Iron +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.9%
Equal in Sodium - 12

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 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +5850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +5850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Taro
0%
Shallot

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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 Shallot Opinion
Calories 112 72 Taro
Protein 1.5 2.5 Shallot
Fats 0.2 0.1 Taro
Vitamin C 4.5 8 Shallot
Carbs 26.46 16.8 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 43 37 Taro
Potassium 591 334 Taro
Magnesium 33 21 Taro
Sugars 0.4 7.87 Shallot
Fiber 4.1 3.2 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.088 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.4 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 84 60 Taro
Sodium 11 12 Taro
Vitamin A 76 4 Taro
Vitamin E 2.38 0.04 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.06 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.02 Taro
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.2 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.29 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 0.8 Taro
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.014 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.039 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.069 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.054 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.111 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.067 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.02 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.081 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.034 0.043 Shallot
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