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Basil vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
6
:
Contains more Iron +334.2%
Contains more Calcium +276.6%
Contains more Magnesium +204.8%
Contains more Copper +685.7%
Contains more Zinc +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Equal in Potassium - 316
Contains more Iron +334.2%
Contains more Calcium +276.6%
Contains more Magnesium +204.8%
Contains more Copper +685.7%
Contains more Zinc +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -87.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Equal in Potassium - 316

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
Basil
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +308.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +395.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.78
Contains more Vitamin A +746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +308.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +395.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.78

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
170
Basil
80
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
14
Broccoli

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
19%
Basil
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
7%
Broccoli
Fats
3%
Basil
2%
Broccoli

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.
Basil Broccoli
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Basil Broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 1.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Basil Broccoli Opinion
Calories 23 34 Broccoli
Protein 3.15 2.82 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.37 Basil
Vitamin C 18 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 2.65 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 0.73 Basil
Calcium 177 47 Basil
Potassium 295 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 64 21 Basil
Sugars 0.3 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 1.6 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.385 0.049 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.41 Basil
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 56 66 Broccoli
Sodium 4 33 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 623 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 0.78 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.902 0.639 Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.175 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 101.6 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.039 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.011 Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.038 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 0.033 Basil
Threonine 0.104 0.088 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 0.079 Basil
Leucine 0.191 0.129 Basil
Lysine 0.11 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.036 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.117 Basil
Valine 0.127 0.125 Basil
Histidine 0.051 0.059 Broccoli
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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