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Brussels sprout vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brussels sprout and Pea

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E , however Pea has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 127% more.
  • Brussels sprout has 7 times more Vitamin E than Pea. Brussels sprout has 0.88mg of Vitamin E , while Pea has 0.13mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Peas, green, 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 +68%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +151.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Potassium +59.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +151.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.47

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +576.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +613.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 765
Equal in Folate - 65
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 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin E +576.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +613.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 765
Equal in Folate - 65

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Pea Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 8.75g Pea
Protein 3.38g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Pea
Carbs 8.95g 14.45g Pea
Calories 43kcal 81kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g 0.39g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 5.67g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 5.7g Pea
Calcium 42mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.47mg Pea
Magnesium 23mg 33mg Pea
Phosphorus 69mg 108mg Pea
Potassium 389mg 244mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 5mg Pea
Zinc 0.42mg 1.24mg Pea
Copper 0.07mg 0.176mg Pea
Vitamin A 754IU 765IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.13mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 40mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.132mg Pea
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.104mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.169mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 65µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 24.8µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.037mg
Threonine 0.12mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine 0.152mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine 0.154mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine 0.032mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine 0.155mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine 0.076mg 0.107mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.071g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.035g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.187g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Pea
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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.