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Coriander vs. Broccoli — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Coriander and Broccoli

  • Coriander has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, Vitamin E , Manganese, and Potassium, however, Broccoli is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Coriander covers your daily Vitamin K needs 174% more than Broccoli.
  • Broccoli contains 11 times less Vitamin A RAE than Coriander. Coriander contains 337µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Broccoli contains 31µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw and Broccoli, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains more Iron +142.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +64.9%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +359.2%
Contains more Manganese +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.3%
Contains more Selenium +177.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 67% 19% 21% 46% 6% 14% 75% 56% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17% 28% 14%
Contains more Calcium +42.6%
Contains more Iron +142.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +64.9%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +359.2%
Contains more Manganese +102.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.3%
Contains more Selenium +177.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +983.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.573
Equal in Folate - 63
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 405% 50% 0% 90% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 47% 0% 776%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +983.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.573
Equal in Folate - 63

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +40.5%
Contains more Other +69%
Contains more Protein +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +80.9%
Equal in Water - 89.3
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.13 g
Fats: 0.52 g
Carbs: 3.67 g
Water: 92.21 g
Other: 1.47 g
3% 7% 89%
Protein: 2.82 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.64 g
Water: 89.3 g
Other: 0.87 g
Contains more Fats +40.5%
Contains more Other +69%
Contains more Protein +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +80.9%
Equal in Water - 89.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2400%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.038
4% 84% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.014 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.275 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.04 g
44% 13% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.038 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2400%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.038

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Coriander Broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Coriander Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 0.87g 4.04g Broccoli
Protein 2.13g 2.82g Broccoli
Fats 0.52g 0.37g Coriander
Carbs 3.67g 6.64g Broccoli
Calories 23kcal 34kcal Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 0.87g 1.7g Coriander
Fiber 2.8g 2.6g Coriander
Calcium 67mg 47mg Coriander
Iron 1.77mg 0.73mg Coriander
Magnesium 26mg 21mg Coriander
Phosphorus 48mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 521mg 316mg Coriander
Sodium 46mg 33mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.5mg 0.41mg Coriander
Copper 0.225mg 0.049mg Coriander
Manganese 0.426mg 0.21mg Coriander
Selenium 0.9µg 2.5µg Broccoli
Vitamin A 6748IU 623IU Coriander
Vitamin A RAE 337µg 31µg Coriander
Vitamin E 2.5mg 0.78mg Coriander
Vitamin C 27mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.117mg Coriander
Vitamin B3 1.114mg 0.639mg Coriander
Vitamin B5 0.57mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.149mg 0.175mg Broccoli
Folate 62µg 63µg Broccoli
Vitamin K 310µg 101.6µg Coriander
Tryptophan 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg Broccoli
Saturated Fat 0.014g 0.039g Coriander
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275g 0.011g Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.038g Coriander

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Coriander Broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
126%
Coriander
65%
Broccoli
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Coriander
19%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Coriander
Coriander is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Coriander - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169997/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.