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Brussels sprout vs. Vegetable — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brussels sprout and Vegetable

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however, Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 128% more.
  • Brussels sprout has 27 times more Vitamin C than Vegetable. Brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C, while Vegetable has 3.2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 Calcium +68%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Selenium +433.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Manganese +12.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
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 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28% 50% 2%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Selenium +433.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Manganese +12.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Folate +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Choline +26.2%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 14% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Folate +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Choline +26.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +18.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +104.5%
Contains more Carbs +46.3%
Equal in Water - 83.23
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
3% 13% 83%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 13.09 g
Water: 83.23 g
Other: 0.67 g
Contains more Protein +18.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +104.5%
Contains more Carbs +46.3%
Equal in Water - 83.23

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +212400%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
27% 9% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +212400%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 3.38g 2.86g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 43kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 3.12g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 42mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.82mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 51mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 169mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 35mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.07mg 0.083mg Vegetable
Manganese 0.337mg 0.379mg Vegetable
Selenium 1.6µg 0.3µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 214µg Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.38mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85mg 3.2mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.071mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.851mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.151mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.074mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 19µg Brussels sprout
Choline 19.1mg 24.1mg Vegetable
Vitamin K 177µg 23.5µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.029mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.115mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.152mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.154mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.032mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.155mg 0.149mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.073mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.01g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.072g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Vegetable
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
35%
Vegetable
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
19%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.