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Zucchini vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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.
Zucchini Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Zucchini Brussels sprout
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
15
Zucchini
104
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
16
Brussels sprout

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
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Contains less Sodium -68%
Contains more Iron +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +49%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%
Contains less Sodium -68%
Contains more Iron +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +49%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +374.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +277%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +4016.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin C +374.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +277%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +4016.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09

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%
Zucchini
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Brussels sprout

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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 Zucchini Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 17 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 1.21 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.32 0.3 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 3.11 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 1.4 Brussels sprout
Calcium 16 42 Brussels sprout
Potassium 261 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 18 23 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.5 2.2 Zucchini
Fiber 1 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.053 0.07 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.32 0.42 Brussels sprout
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 8 25 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 754 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.12 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.09 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.745 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 177 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.062 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.023 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.01 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.029 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.044 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.071 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.067 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.018 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.054 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.026 0.076 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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