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Garlic vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garlic and Brussels sprout

  • Garlic has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Calcium, and Phosphorus, however Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 146% more than Garlic.
  • Garlic has 9 times more Selenium than Brussels sprout. While Garlic has 14.2µg of Selenium, Brussels sprout has only 1.6µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Garlic, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 Calcium +331%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +176.2%
Contains more Copper +327.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Potassium - 389
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Calcium +331%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.7%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +176.2%
Contains more Copper +327.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Potassium - 389

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
Garlic
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +8277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.4%
Contains more Folate +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10311.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.745
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +8277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.4%
Contains more Folate +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +10311.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.745

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.
Garlic Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 5.15g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 3.38g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.3g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 8.95g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 43kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 1g 2.2g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 181mg 42mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 1.4mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 69mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 389mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 25mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 0.42mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.07mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.139mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.09mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.309mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.219mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.037mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.12mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.132mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.152mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.154mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.032mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.098mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.155mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.076mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
43
Garlic
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
23
Brussels sprout

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
38%
Garlic
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.