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Brussels sprout vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Olive

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, while Olive has more Iron, and Copper.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 146% higher.
  • Olive contains 10000000 times less Folate than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 61µg of Folate, while Olive contains 0µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Brussels sprout is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large).

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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 Magnesium +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +2200%
Contains more Potassium +4762.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Calcium +109.5%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Copper +258.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +2200%
Contains more Potassium +4762.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Calcium +109.5%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Copper +258.6%

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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Olive
Contains more Vitamin A +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +9344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1913.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1960%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2333.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +12542.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
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 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +9344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1913.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1960%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2333.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +12542.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%

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 Olive
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Olive Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3.06g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.84g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 10.68g Olive
Carbs 8.95g 6.26g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 115kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 0g Olive
Fiber 3.8g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 88mg Olive
Iron 1.4mg 3.3mg Olive
Magnesium 23mg 4mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 3mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 8mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 735mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.22mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.251mg Olive
Vitamin A 754IU 403IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 1.65mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 0.9mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.003mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.015mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.009mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 0µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 1.4µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.026mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.031mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.05mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.012mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.029mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.038mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.023mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 1.415g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 7.888g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.911g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Olive
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
43
Olive

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
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
49%
Olive

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 710mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.353g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (N/A)
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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.