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Brussels sprout vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brussels sprout and Shallot

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2, yet Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin K needs 147% more than Shallot.
  • Brussels sprout contains 22 times more Vitamin E than Shallot. While Brussels sprout contains 0.88mg of Vitamin E , Shallot contains only 0.04mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Shallots, 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 +13.5%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Calcium +13.5%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 0.4

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 +18750%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Folate +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22025%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
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% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +18750%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Folate +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22025%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 3.38g 2.5g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 43kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 7.87g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 37mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.2mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 60mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 334mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.42mg 0.4mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.088mg Shallot
Vitamin A 754IU 4IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 8mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.06mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.02mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.2mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.29mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 61µg 34µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 0.8µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.028mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.106mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.149mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.125mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.027mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.081mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.11mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.043mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.014g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.039g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Shallot
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
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.