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

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 2.82g 2.5g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 34kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 7.87g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 47mg 37mg Broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Phosphorus 66mg 60mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 33mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.41mg 0.4mg Broccoli
Copper 0.049mg 0.088mg Shallot
Vitamin A 623IU 4IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.04mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 8mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.06mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.02mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.29mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 63µg 34µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 0.8µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.028mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.129mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.135mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.027mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.081mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.11mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.043mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.039g Shallot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Shallot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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 food.
Protein
17%
Broccoli
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
17%
Shallot
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Shallot

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 is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (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 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

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. 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.