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Brussels sprout vs Garlic - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brussels sprout and Garlic

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber, however Garlic is higher in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 146% more than Garlic.
  • Brussels sprout has 20 times more Folate than Garlic. While Brussels sprout has 61µg of Folate, Garlic has only 3µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Brussels sprouts, raw and Garlic, 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
Contains more Calcium +331%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +176.2%
Contains more Copper +327.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 401
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Contains more Calcium +331%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +176.2%
Contains more Copper +327.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 401

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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Garlic
Contains more Vitamin A +8277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.4%
Contains more Folate +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10311.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +8277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.4%
Contains more Folate +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10311.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Garlic Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 30.96g Garlic
Protein 3.38g 6.36g Garlic
Fats 0.3g 0.5g Garlic
Carbs 8.95g 33.06g Garlic
Calories 43kcal 149kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 1g Garlic
Fiber 3.8g 2.1g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 181mg Garlic
Iron 1.4mg 1.7mg Garlic
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Garlic
Phosphorus 69mg 153mg Garlic
Potassium 389mg 401mg Garlic
Sodium 25mg 17mg Garlic
Zinc 0.42mg 1.16mg Garlic
Copper 0.07mg 0.299mg Garlic
Vitamin A 754IU 9IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.08mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 31.2mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.11mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.596mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 1.235mg Garlic
Folate 61µg 3µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 1.7µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.066mg Garlic
Threonine 0.12mg 0.157mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.217mg Garlic
Leucine 0.152mg 0.308mg Garlic
Lysine 0.154mg 0.273mg Garlic
Methionine 0.032mg 0.076mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.183mg Garlic
Valine 0.155mg 0.291mg Garlic
Histidine 0.076mg 0.113mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.089g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.011g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.249g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Garlic
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
81
Brussels sprout
43
Garlic
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
46
Garlic

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
20%
Brussels sprout
38%
Garlic
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
33%
Garlic
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Garlic

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.