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Beetroot vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beetroot and Truffle different?

  • Beetroot is richer in Folate, while Truffle is higher in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Truffle covers your daily need of Fiber 269% more than Beetroot.
  • Beetroot contains 3 times more Folate than Truffle. Beetroot contains 109µg of Folate, while Truffle contains 38µg.

Beets, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +635%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +260.9%
Contains more Copper +144%
Contains more Zinc +277.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -55.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains more Iron +635%
Contains more Calcium +893.8%
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +260.9%
Contains more Copper +144%
Contains more Zinc +277.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -55.1%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.7%
Contains more Folate +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2010%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1776.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.2%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.7%
Contains more Folate +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2010%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1776.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.2%

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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Beetroot
3%
Truffle

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 Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beetroot Truffle
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?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Truffle Opinion
Calories 43 284 Truffle
Protein 1.61 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.17 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 4.9 0 Beetroot
Net carbs 6.760000228881836 2.9100000858306885 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 16 159 Truffle
Potassium 325 754 Truffle
Magnesium 23 83 Truffle
Sugar 6.76 Truffle
Fiber 2.8 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.075 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.35 1.32 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 40 184 Truffle
Sodium 78 35 Truffle
Vitamin A 33 0 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.015 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.334 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.112 Truffle
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 Beetroot
Folate 109 38 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
Fructose

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.