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Broccoli vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Broccoli and Shallot?

  • Broccoli is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Folate and Vitamin B5, yet Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6 and Iron.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 90% more.
  • Broccoli has 127 times more Vitamin K than Shallot. While Broccoli has 101.6µg of Vitamin K, Shallot has only 0.8µg.

We used Broccoli, raw and Shallots, raw types 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
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Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Copper +79.6%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Equal in Potassium - 334
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Equal in Phosphorus - 60
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Calcium +27%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Copper +79.6%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Equal in Potassium - 334
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Equal in Phosphorus - 60

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 +1015%
Contains more Vitamin A +15475%
Contains more Vitamin E +1850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12600%
Contains more Folate +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +1015%
Contains more Vitamin A +15475%
Contains more Vitamin E +1850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12600%
Contains more Folate +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%

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
65
Broccoli
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
21
Shallot

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
17%
Broccoli
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
17%
Shallot
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Shallot

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.
Broccoli Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Shallot
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 contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 6.17g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Broccoli Shallot Opinion
Calories 34 72 Shallot
Protein 2.82 2.5 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.1 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 8 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 47 37 Broccoli
Potassium 316 334 Shallot
Magnesium 21 21
Sugars 1.7 7.87 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.049 0.088 Shallot
Zinc 0.41 0.4 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 60 Broccoli
Sodium 33 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 623 4 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.04 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.06 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.02 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.2 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.29 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 0.8 Broccoli
Folate 63 34 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.014 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.039 Shallot
Tryptophan 0.033 0.028 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.079 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.129 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.135 0.125 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.027 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.081 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.11 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.043 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

References

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

  1. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.