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Cauliflower vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cauliflower and Rapini

  • Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, while Rapini has more Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, Calcium, and Folate.
  • Rapini's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 174% higher.
  • Rapini contains 2 times less Vitamin C than Cauliflower. Cauliflower contains 48.2mg of Vitamin C, while Rapini contains 20.2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cauliflower, raw and Broccoli raab, 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 Potassium +52.6%
Contains more Iron +409.5%
Contains more Calcium +390.9%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +185.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Equal in Sodium - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Potassium +52.6%
Contains more Iron +409.5%
Contains more Calcium +390.9%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +185.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Equal in Sodium - 33

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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Rapini
Contains more Vitamin C +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1925%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1345.2%
Contains more Folate +45.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.171
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1925%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1345.2%
Contains more Folate +45.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.171

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
30
Cauliflower
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
27
Rapini

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
12%
Cauliflower
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
3%
Rapini
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
2%
Rapini

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

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Cauliflower Rapini
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 is lower in Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Rapini Opinion
Calories 25 22 Cauliflower
Protein 1.92 3.17 Rapini
Fats 0.28 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 48.2 20.2 Cauliflower
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 0.15000000596046448 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 2.85 Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 2.14 Rapini
Calcium 22 108 Rapini
Potassium 299 196 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 22 Rapini
Sugar 1.91 0.38 Rapini
Fiber 2 2.7 Rapini
Copper 0.039 0.042 Rapini
Zinc 0.27 0.77 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 44 73 Rapini
Sodium 30 33 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 0 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 0.08 1.62 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 0.507 1.221 Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.322 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.171 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 224 Rapini
Folate 57 83 Rapini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.05 Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.026 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.13 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.02 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.076 0.106 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.071 0.104 Rapini
Leucine 0.106 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.217 0.198 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.125 0.153 Rapini
Histidine 0.056 0.066 Rapini
Fructose 0.97 0.17 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/nutrients
  2. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.