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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.
  • 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" chart 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 Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
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 Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
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" 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 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%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 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%

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 Vegetable
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals 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
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g 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
Vitamin A 754IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.38mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
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 - 45)
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 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 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.

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. 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.