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Brussels sprout vs. Agar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Agar

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin C, while Agar has more Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Folate, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Agar's daily need coverage for Iron is 250% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Seaweed, agar, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Calcium +1388.1%
Contains more Iron +1428.6%
Contains more Magnesium +3247.8%
Contains more Potassium +189.2%
Contains more Zinc +1281%
Contains more Copper +771.4%
Contains more Manganese +1176%
Contains more Selenium +362.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24% 44% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 188% 803% 550% 23% 100% 14% 159% 204% 561% 41%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Calcium +1388.1%
Contains more Iron +1428.6%
Contains more Magnesium +3247.8%
Contains more Potassium +189.2%
Contains more Zinc +1281%
Contains more Copper +771.4%
Contains more Manganese +1176%
Contains more Selenium +362.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Agar
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +876.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.4%
Contains more Folate +850.8%
Contains more Choline +231.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 11% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 100% 0% 0% 3% 52% 4% 182% 70% 435% 0% 35% 61%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +876.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.4%
Contains more Folate +850.8%
Contains more Choline +231.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +890.8%
Contains more Protein +83.7%
Contains more Carbs +803.7%
Contains more Other +186.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
6% 81% 9% 4%
Protein: 6.21 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 80.88 g
Water: 8.68 g
Other: 3.93 g
Contains more Water +890.8%
Contains more Protein +83.7%
Contains more Carbs +803.7%
Contains more Other +186.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149900%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.4%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.061
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Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
32% 14% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149900%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.4%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.061

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Brussels sprout Agar
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Agar Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 73.18g Agar
Protein 3.38g 6.21g Agar
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 80.88g Agar
Calories 43kcal 306kcal Agar
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 2.97g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 7.7g Agar
Calcium 42mg 625mg Agar
Iron 1.4mg 21.4mg Agar
Magnesium 23mg 770mg Agar
Phosphorus 69mg 52mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 1125mg Agar
Sodium 25mg 102mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 5.8mg Agar
Copper 0.07mg 0.61mg Agar
Manganese 0.337mg 4.3mg Agar
Selenium 1.6µg 7.4µg Agar
Vitamin A 754IU 0IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 0µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 5mg Agar
Vitamin C 85mg 0mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.01mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.222mg Agar
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.202mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 3.018mg Agar
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.303mg Agar
Folate 61µg 580µg Agar
Choline 19.1mg 63.3mg Agar
Vitamin K 177µg 24.4µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.061g Agar
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.087g Agar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.027g Agar
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.102g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Agar
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Brussels sprout
72%
Agar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
264%
Agar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agar
Agar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agar
Agar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Agar
Agar is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agar
Agar 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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Agar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170090/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.