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Brussels sprout vs. Radicchio — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brussels sprout and Radicchio

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Manganese, however, Radicchio is richer in Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin C needs 86% more than Radicchio.
  • Radicchio has 9 times less Vitamin B1 than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout has 0.139mg of Vitamin B1, while Radicchio has 0.016mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Radicchio, 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 Calcium +121.1%
Contains more Iron +145.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Potassium +28.8%
Contains more Manganese +144.2%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Zinc +47.6%
Contains more Copper +387.1%
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 6% 22% 10% 18% 27% 3% 17% 114% 19% 5%
Contains more Calcium +121.1%
Contains more Iron +145.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Potassium +28.8%
Contains more Manganese +144.2%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Zinc +47.6%
Contains more Copper +387.1%

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 A +2692.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +768.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.2%
Contains more Choline +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.2%
Equal in Folate - 60
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 2% 46% 0% 27% 4% 7% 5% 17% 14% 45% 0% 6% 638%
Contains more Vitamin A +2692.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +768.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.2%
Contains more Choline +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.2%
Equal in Folate - 60

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Carbs +99.8%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Water - 93.14
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
4% 93%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.25 g
Carbs: 4.48 g
Water: 93.14 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Carbs +99.8%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Water - 93.14

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138990.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.06
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
33% 6% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.11 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138990.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.06

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 Radicchio
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 Radicchio Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3.58g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 1.43g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.25g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 4.48g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 23kcal Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 0.6g Radicchio
Fiber 3.8g 0.9g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 19mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.57mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 40mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 302mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 22mg Radicchio
Zinc 0.42mg 0.62mg Radicchio
Copper 0.07mg 0.341mg Radicchio
Manganese 0.337mg 0.138mg Brussels sprout
Selenium 1.6µg 0.9µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 27IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 1µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 2.26mg Radicchio
Vitamin C 85mg 8mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.016mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.028mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.255mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.269mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.057mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 60µg Brussels sprout
Choline 19.1mg 10.9mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 177µg 255.2µg Radicchio
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.085mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.062mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.056mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.008mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.034mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.024mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.06g Radicchio
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.01g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.11g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Radicchio
Low Fats diet ok
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
62%
Radicchio
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
24%
Radicchio

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Radicchio
Radicchio is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radicchio
Radicchio contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radicchio
Radicchio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radicchio
Radicchio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Radicchio
Radicchio 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. Radicchio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168564/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.