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Brussels sprout vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Tomato?

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2 in Brussels sprout is higher than in Tomato.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 141% more.
  • Tomato contains 6 times less Vitamin C than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, while Tomato contains 13.7mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin E +63%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.8%
Contains more Folate +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2140.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.5%
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin E +63%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.8%
Contains more Folate +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2140.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 2.69g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.88g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 3.89g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 18kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose 0.93g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 2.2g 2.63g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.2g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 10mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.27mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 11mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 24mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 237mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.42mg 0.17mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.059mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.54mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 13.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.019mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.594mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.089mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.08mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 15µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 7.9µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.006mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.027mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.018mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.025mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.027mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.006mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.027mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.018mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.014mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.083g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout Tomato
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
10
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 food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.43g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.