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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 Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%
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 C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +18750%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22025%
Contains more Folate +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +18750%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22025%
Contains more Folate +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29

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 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

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Brussels sprout Shallot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Shallot Opinion
Calories 43 72 Shallot
Protein 3.38 2.5 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.1 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 8 Brussels sprout
Net carbs 5.150000095367432 13.600000381469727 Shallot
Carbs 8.95 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.2 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 37 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 334 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 21 Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2 7.87 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 3.2 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.088 Shallot
Zinc 0.42 0.4 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 60 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 754 4 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 0.04 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.06 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.02 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.29 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 0.8 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 34 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.014 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.039 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.028 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.098 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.106 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.149 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.125 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.027 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.081 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.11 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.043 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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.