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Taro vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 2.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Taro Vegetable
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Taro Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
19
Taro
12
Vegetable

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 +72%
Contains more Potassium +249.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +107.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Potassium +249.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +107.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +113%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Vegetable

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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 112 65 Taro
Protein 1.5 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.2 0.15 Taro
Vitamin C 4.5 3.2 Taro
Carbs 26.46 13.09 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 43 25 Taro
Potassium 591 169 Taro
Magnesium 33 22 Taro
Sugars 0.4 3.12 Vegetable
Fiber 4.1 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.172 0.083 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.49 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 84 51 Taro
Sodium 11 35 Taro
Vitamin A 76 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 2.38 0.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.071 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.151 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.074 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 23.5 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.01 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.072 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.069 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.054 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.111 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.067 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.02 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.082 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.034 0.073 Vegetable
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