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Cassava vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cassava and Shallot

  • Cassava has more Vitamin C, while Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Shallot's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 20% higher.
  • Shallot contains 4 times less Vitamin B3 than Cassava. Cassava contains 0.854mg of Vitamin B3, while Shallot contains 0.2mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Cassava is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cassava, raw and Shallots, 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
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327%
Contains more Vitamin K +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292%
Contains more Folate +25.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327%
Contains more Vitamin K +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292%
Contains more Folate +25.9%

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.
Cassava Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Shallot Opinion
Calories 160kcal 72kcal Cassava
Protein 1.36g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6mg 8mg Cassava
Net carbs 36.26g 13.6g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 16.8g Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.27mg 1.2mg Shallot
Calcium 16mg 37mg Shallot
Potassium 271mg 334mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Sugar 1.7g 7.87g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 3.2g Shallot
Copper 0.1mg 0.088mg Cassava
Zinc 0.34mg 0.4mg Shallot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 27mg 60mg Shallot
Sodium 14mg 12mg Shallot
Vitamin A 13IU 4IU Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.04mg Cassava
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.06mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.02mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.2mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.345mg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0.8µg Cassava
Folate 27µg 34µg Shallot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.014g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.039g Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.028mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.039mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.044mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.011mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.035mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.02mg 0.043mg Shallot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava Shallot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
14
Cassava
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
21
Shallot

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
8%
Cassava
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Cassava
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/nutrients
  2. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.