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Brussels sprout vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brussels sprout and Rapini

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin C and Potassium, yet Rapini is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Brussels sprout is 72% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 2 times more Potassium than Rapini. Brussels sprout contains 389mg of Potassium, while Rapini contains 196mg.

Food types used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Broccoli raab, raw.

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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 +98.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 73
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Potassium +98.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 73

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 Vitamin C +320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.6%
Contains more Folate +36.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 Vitamin C +320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.6%
Contains more Folate +36.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322

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
81
Brussels sprout
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
3%
Rapini
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Rapini

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.
Brussels sprout Rapini
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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 contains less Sugars?
Rapini
Rapini contains less Sugars (difference - 1.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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 Brussels sprout Rapini Opinion
Calories 43 22 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 3.17 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 85 20.2 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 2.85 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 2.14 Rapini
Calcium 42 108 Rapini
Potassium 389 196 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 22 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 0.38 Rapini
Fiber 3.8 2.7 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.042 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.77 Rapini
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Phosphorus 69 73 Rapini
Sodium 25 33 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 0.88 1.62 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 0.745 1.221 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.322 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.171 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 224 Rapini
Folate 61 83 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.05 Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.026 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.13 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.12 0.106 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.104 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.154 0.198 Rapini
Methionine 0.032 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.155 0.153 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.066 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 0.17 Brussels sprout

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

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