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Brussels sprout vs. Taro leaves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brussels sprout and Taro leaves different?

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C, while Taro leaves are higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Manganese, Folate, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin E .
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 57% more than Taro leaves.
  • Brussels sprout contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Taro leaves. Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, while Taro leaves contain 52mg.

Brussels sprouts, raw and Taro leaves, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +154.8%
Contains more Iron +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Copper +285.7%
Contains more Manganese +111.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.41
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 33% 85% 33% 26% 58% 1% 12% 90% 94% 5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Selenium +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +154.8%
Contains more Iron +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Copper +285.7%
Contains more Manganese +111.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.41

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 C +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Choline +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +63%
Contains more Vitamin A +539.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Folate +106.6%
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 290% 41% 0% 174% 53% 106% 29% 6% 34% 95% 0% 7% 272%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Choline +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +63%
Contains more Vitamin A +539.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.1%
Contains more Folate +106.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Protein +47.3%
Contains more Fats +146.7%
Contains more Other +40.1%
Equal in Water - 85.66
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
5% 7% 86% 2%
Protein: 4.98 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 6.7 g
Water: 85.66 g
Other: 1.92 g
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Protein +47.3%
Contains more Fats +146.7%
Contains more Other +40.1%
Equal in Water - 85.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +49737.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.9%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
29% 12% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.151 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.307 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +49737.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.9%

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 Taro leaves
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Taro leaves Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 4.98g Taro leaves
Fats 0.3g 0.74g Taro leaves
Carbs 8.95g 6.7g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 42kcal Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 3.01g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 3.7g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 107mg Taro leaves
Iron 1.4mg 2.25mg Taro leaves
Magnesium 23mg 45mg Taro leaves
Phosphorus 69mg 60mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 648mg Taro leaves
Sodium 25mg 3mg Taro leaves
Zinc 0.42mg 0.41mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.27mg Taro leaves
Manganese 0.337mg 0.714mg Taro leaves
Selenium 1.6µg 0.9µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 4825IU Taro leaves
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 241µg Taro leaves
Vitamin E 0.88mg 2.02mg Taro leaves
Vitamin C 85mg 52mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.209mg Taro leaves
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.456mg Taro leaves
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.513mg Taro leaves
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.084mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.146mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 126µg Taro leaves
Choline 19.1mg 12.8mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 177µg 108.6µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.048mg Taro leaves
Threonine 0.12mg 0.167mg Taro leaves
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.26mg Taro leaves
Leucine 0.152mg 0.392mg Taro leaves
Lysine 0.154mg 0.246mg Taro leaves
Methionine 0.032mg 0.079mg Taro leaves
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.195mg Taro leaves
Valine 0.155mg 0.256mg Taro leaves
Histidine 0.076mg 0.114mg Taro leaves
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.151g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.06g Taro leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.307g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Taro leaves
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
85%
Taro leaves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
43%
Taro leaves

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro leaves
Taro leaves contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro leaves
Taro leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro leaves
Taro leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Taro leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168487/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.