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Brussels sprout vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Winter melon

  • Winter melon contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Copper than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 80% higher.
  • Winter melon contains 65 times less Potassium than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 389mg of Potassium, while Winter melon contains 6mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 +250%
Contains more Calcium +121.1%
Contains more Potassium +6383.3%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.5%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +121.1%
Contains more Potassium +6383.3%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.5%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%

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 +553.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.7%
Contains more Folate +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
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 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.7%
Contains more Folate +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
9
Winter melon

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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Winter melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Winter melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 86mg)
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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brussels sprout Winter melon Opinion
Calories 43 13 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 0.4 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 13 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 3 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.4 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 19 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 6 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 10 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 Winter melon
Fiber 3.8 2.9 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.023 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.61 Winter melon
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Phosphorus 69 19 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 111 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 0 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.04 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.11 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.4 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.133 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.035 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 5 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.016 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.037 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.087 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.002 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.009 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.003 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.