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Beetroot vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beetroot and Rapini?

  • Beetroot is richer in Folate, yet Rapini is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Rapini's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 187% higher.

We used Beets, raw and Broccoli raab, raw types in this 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
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Rapini
Contains more Potassium +65.8%
Contains more Copper +78.6%
Contains more Iron +167.5%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Potassium +65.8%
Contains more Copper +78.6%
Contains more Iron +167.5%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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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Rapini
Contains more Folate +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7845.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +3950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +111900%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Contains more Folate +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7845.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +3950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +111900%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
27
Rapini

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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
3%
Rapini
Fats
1%
Beetroot
2%
Rapini

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Rapini
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Beetroot Rapini
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 Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rapini
Rapini contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Rapini
Rapini is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Rapini Opinion
Calories 43 22 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 3.17 Rapini
Fats 0.17 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 4.9 20.2 Rapini
Carbs 9.56 2.85 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 2.14 Rapini
Calcium 16 108 Rapini
Potassium 325 196 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 22 Beetroot
Sugar 6.76 0.38 Rapini
Fiber 2.8 2.7 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.042 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.77 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 40 73 Rapini
Sodium 78 33 Rapini
Vitamin A 33 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 0.04 1.62 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 0.334 1.221 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.322 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.171 Rapini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 224 Rapini
Folate 109 83 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.05 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.026 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.13 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.019 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.047 0.106 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.048 0.104 Rapini
Leucine 0.068 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.058 0.198 Rapini
Methionine 0.018 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.056 0.153 Rapini
Histidine 0.021 0.066 Rapini
Fructose 0.17 Rapini

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.