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Amaranth leaves vs. Shallot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Amaranth leaves and Shallot

  • Amaranth leaves have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Copper, however, Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Amaranth leaves covers your daily Vitamin K needs 949% more than Shallot.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Amaranth leaves, raw and Shallots, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +481.1%
Contains more Iron +93.3%
Contains more Magnesium +161.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Copper +84.1%
Contains more Manganese +203.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 87% 40% 22% 54% 3% 25% 54% 116% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30% 39% 7%
Contains more Calcium +481.1%
Contains more Iron +93.3%
Contains more Magnesium +161.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Copper +84.1%
Contains more Manganese +203.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +72825%
Contains more Vitamin C +441.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +142400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 145% 7% 37% 13% 4% 45% 64% 0% 0% 2850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 7% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +72825%
Contains more Vitamin C +441.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +690%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +142400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Water +14.9%
Contains more Other +87.5%
Contains more Carbs +317.9%
Equal in Protein - 2.5
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.46 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 4.02 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 1.5 g
3% 17% 80%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 79.8 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Water +14.9%
Contains more Other +87.5%
Contains more Carbs +317.9%
Equal in Protein - 2.5

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +442.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +276.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
29% 24% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.091 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.076 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.147 g
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +442.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +276.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Amaranth leaves Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth leaves Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 4.02g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 2.46g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.33g 0.1g Amaranth leaves
Carbs 4.02g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 23kcal 72kcal Shallot
Sugar 7.87g Amaranth leaves
Fiber 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 215mg 37mg Amaranth leaves
Iron 2.32mg 1.2mg Amaranth leaves
Magnesium 55mg 21mg Amaranth leaves
Phosphorus 50mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 611mg 334mg Amaranth leaves
Sodium 20mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.9mg 0.4mg Amaranth leaves
Copper 0.162mg 0.088mg Amaranth leaves
Manganese 0.885mg 0.292mg Amaranth leaves
Selenium 0.9µg 1.2µg Shallot
Vitamin A 2917IU 4IU Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A RAE 146µg 0µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin E 0.04mg Shallot
Vitamin C 43.3mg 8mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.06mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.158mg 0.02mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B3 0.658mg 0.2mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.192mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 85µg 34µg Amaranth leaves
Choline 11.3mg Shallot
Vitamin K 1140µg 0.8µg Amaranth leaves
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.028mg Amaranth leaves
Threonine 0.099mg 0.098mg Amaranth leaves
Isoleucine 0.119mg 0.106mg Amaranth leaves
Leucine 0.195mg 0.149mg Amaranth leaves
Lysine 0.127mg 0.125mg Amaranth leaves
Methionine 0.036mg 0.027mg Amaranth leaves
Phenylalanine 0.133mg 0.081mg Amaranth leaves
Valine 0.137mg 0.11mg Amaranth leaves
Histidine 0.052mg 0.043mg Amaranth leaves
Saturated Fat 0.091g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.076g 0.014g Amaranth leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.147g 0.039g Amaranth leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth leaves Shallot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
257%
Amaranth leaves
14%
Shallot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Amaranth leaves
21%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168385/nutrients
  2. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.