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Brussels sprout vs. Celtuce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brussels sprout and Celtuce

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, however, Celtuce is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin C 73% more than Celtuce.
  • Brussels sprout has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Celtuce. While Brussels sprout has 0.219mg of Vitamin B6, Celtuce has only 0.05mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Brussels sprouts, raw and Celtuce, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +75%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Manganese +104.2%
Equal in Calcium - 39
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 12% 21% 20% 17% 30% 2% 8% 14% 90% 5%
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +75%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Manganese +104.2%
Equal in Calcium - 39

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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Contains more Vitamin C +335.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338%
Contains more Folate +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +364.2%
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 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 17% 11% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +335.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338%
Contains more Folate +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +364.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +297.6%
Contains more Carbs +145.2%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 94.5
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +297.6%
Contains more Carbs +145.2%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 94.5

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 Celtuce
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Celtuce Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 1.95g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.85g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 3.65g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 18kcal Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g Celtuce
Fiber 3.8g 1.7g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 39mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.55mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 28mg Celtuce
Phosphorus 69mg 39mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 330mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 11mg Celtuce
Zinc 0.42mg 0.27mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Manganese 0.337mg 0.688mg Celtuce
Selenium 1.6µg 0.9µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 3500IU Celtuce
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 175µg Celtuce
Vitamin E 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85mg 19.5mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.055mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.55mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.183mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.05mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 46µg Brussels sprout
Choline 19.1mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.006mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.039mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.055mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.052mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.055mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.01mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.036mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.046mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.015mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.062g Celtuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Celtuce
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
29%
Celtuce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
21%
Celtuce

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celtuce
Celtuce contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Celtuce
Celtuce is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/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.