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Brussels sprout vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brussels sprout and Rutabagas

  • Rutabagas have less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Fiber than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 147% more than Rutabagas.
  • Brussels sprout has 3 times more Vitamin C than Rutabagas. While Brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C, Rutabagas have only 25mg.
  • Brussels sprout has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Brussels sprouts, raw and Rutabagas, 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 Iron +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains more Iron +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Equal in Calcium - 43

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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Contains more Vitamin A +37600%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +58900%
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% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +37600%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +58900%
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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 3.38g 1.08g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.16g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 8.62g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 37kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 0.93g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 2.2g 4.46g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 2.3g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 1.4mg 0.44mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 53mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 305mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.42mg 0.24mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 2IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.3mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.16mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.1mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 21µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 0.3µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.088g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Rutabagas
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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.