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Brussels sprout vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Welsh onion

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Potassium, while Welsh onion has more Vitamin K.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 64% higher.
  • Welsh onion contains 4 times less Folate than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 61µg of Folate, while Welsh onion contains 16µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Onions, welsh, raw.

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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 more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 C +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 193.4
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +281.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 193.4

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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Welsh onion

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 43 34 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 1.9 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 85 27 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 6.5 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.22 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 18 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 212 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 23
Sugar 2.2 2.18 Welsh onion
Fiber 3.8 2.4 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.07
Zinc 0.42 0.52 Welsh onion
Starch
Phosphorus 69 49 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 17 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 754 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.88 0.51 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.05 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.09
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.4 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.169 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.072 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 193.4 Welsh onion
Folate 61 16 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.067 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.156 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.021 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.074 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.081 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.113 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.095 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.021 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.061 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.084 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.033 Brussels sprout
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 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.