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Brussels sprout vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brussels sprout and Sun-dried tomato

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Folate, yet Sun-dried tomato is richer in Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sun-dried tomato is 45% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 3 times more Folate than Sun-dried tomato. Brussels sprout contains 61µg of Folate, while Sun-dried tomato contains 23µg.
  • Brussels sprout contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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
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Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Iron +91.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +302.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Copper +575.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Iron +91.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +302.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Copper +575.7%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.4%

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 Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.7%
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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Folate +165.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
73
Sun-dried tomato

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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
65%
Sun-dried tomato

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Sun-dried tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Sun-dried tomato
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 Sugars?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 241mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.831g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brussels sprout Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Calories 43 213 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 3.38 5.06 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.3 14.08 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 85 101.8 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 8.95 23.33 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 2.68 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 42 47 Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 389 1565 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 23 81 Sun-dried tomato
Sugars 2.2 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 3.8 5.8 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.07 0.473 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.42 0.78 Sun-dried tomato
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Phosphorus 69 139 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 25 266 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 1286 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.193 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.383 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.745 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.479 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.319 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 23 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 1.893 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 153 2.06 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.037
Threonine 0.12 0.128 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.132 0.121 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.185 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.154 0.186 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.032 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.155 0.13 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.